To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 24th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 1, 2015
Length: 6 pages
May 1, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 19, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4906 (113th).
May 1, 2015
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H.R. 2216 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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