H.R. 4399: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Last week presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) signed on as a co-sponsor to a bill that would repeal legislation that he voted for in 2005. Sanders, a self-described “socialist,” ranks as the most progressive senator according to GovTrack’s ideology scores, but there is one issue on which he hasn’t been the most liberal Member of Congress: guns ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 1, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 1, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 1, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 1, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4399 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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