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PA Bill Number: SB1198

Title: In plants and plant products, providing for plant and pollinator protection; conferring powers and duties on the Department of Agriculture and ...

Description: In plants and plant products, providing for plant and pollinator protection; conferring powers and duties on the Department of Agriculture and .. ...

Last Action: Referred to AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS

Last Action Date: May 17, 2024

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB72

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This bill adds certain information into the NICS (firearms purchase/FBI) database and is an issue that gun owners should track closely so the information added is relevant to legitimate needs of law enforcement.

Legislation Overview

Title: Counterterror Alert Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades: Terrorism

Description: Counterterror Alert Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to include in the national instant criminal background check system (i.e., the NICS database) information about an individual who is or has been under a federal terrorism investigation. A federal department or agency must submit to DOJ information about such individual. Additionally, if a licensed gun dealer requests a background check on a prospective gun buyer who is or has been under a federal terrorism investigation, then the NICS database must notify the appropriate division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the request and the pending firearm transfer.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/72/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Bill Nelson (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 9 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 23 2017 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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