S. 649 (113th): Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013

Introduced:

Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2013
Length: 44 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 21, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 22, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Votes
Apr 11, 2013 11:03 a.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 68/31

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1470 (Related)
School Safety Enhancements Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 10, 2013

S. 374 (Related)
Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

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