H.R. 2994: Safer Communities Act of 2015

To protect individuals by strengthening the Nation's mental health infrastructure, improving the understanding of violence, strengthening firearm prohibitions and protections for at-risk individuals, and improving and expanding the reporting of mental health records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 9, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 9, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 9, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mike Thompson

Representative for California's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2015
Length: 60 pages

History

Jul 9, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2994 is 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.

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