Federal - HR 1671

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 11, 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 19

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  • May 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)
  • March 11, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 18

    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Rose, (D-N.Y.)
    Dean, (D-Pa.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Lamb, (D-Pa.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Norton, (D-D.C.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
    Gonzalez, (R-Ohio)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
  • March 11, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H2646