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H.R. 1076 (114th): Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015

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To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist.

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Sponsor and status

Peter “Pete” King

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Maloney and Survivors hold sit-in on National Day of Action for Gun Violence Prevention
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2016

rep Thompson statement on house republicans sending members home without a vote to address gun violence
    — Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 14, 2016

Congresswoman Wilson Joined Local Elected Officials, Clergy, and Law Enforcement for One Bullet Kills the Party Press Conference
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] on Jun 30, 2016

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History

Feb 25, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1076 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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