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S. 2198 (114th): Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2015

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A bill to establish a grant program to encourage States to adopt certain policies and procedures relating to the transfer and possession of firearms.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Blumenthal

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Oct 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

As Divided Supreme Court Considers Gun Ban for Domestic Violence Convictions, Senator Gillibrand Pushes for Legislation to Close Domestic Violence Gun Loophole
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2016

as divided supreme court is set to consider gun ban for domestic violence convictions, Murphy, blumenthal, gillibrand call on congress to pass their legislation to close dv gun loopholes
    — Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 22, 2016

California Members Issue Statements on Water Negotiations
    — Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] on Dec 10, 2015

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History

Oct 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 2198 (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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