Federal - S 875

A bill to provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Introduced

March 26, 2019

Description

A bill to provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 11

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  • Sept. 19, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Lankford, (R-Okla.)Manchin (D-W.Va.)
  • Sept. 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Alexander, (R-Tenn.)Carper, (D-Del.)
  • April 30, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Collins, S. (R-Maine)Duckworth, (D-Ill.)
  • March 26, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Coons, (D-Del.)Jones, (D-Ala.)Rubio, (R-Fla.)
  • March 26, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Judiciary.Congressional Record p. S1987