About the bill
The Firearm Risk Protection Act would mandate liability insurance coverage for gun buyers. It would impose a maximum fine of $10,000 on anyone without liability insurance who buys a firearm or possesses a firearm purchased after the enactment of the bill. It would also fine anyone who sells a gun to someone without insurance. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY12) mentioned the bill in a recently issued press release responding to the Charleston shooting in South Carolina. The bill has been introduced in the House.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 21, 2015
Length: 3 pages
May 21, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 21, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1369 (113th).
May 21, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 23, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1708.
H.R. 2546 (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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 2546 — 114th Congress: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2546
“H.R. 2546 — 114th Congress: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. March 17, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr2546>
|title=H.R. 2546 (114th)
|accessdate=March 17, 2018
|author=114th Congress (2015)
|date=May 21, 2015
|quote=Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2015
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.