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 Maryland's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Susan Davis Joins in Re-Introducing Assault Weapons Ban”
— Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2018
“Watson Coleman Requests Votes in Lieu of Moment of Silence for Trenton Mass Shooting”
— Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 19, 2018
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 11, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 511.
H.R. 2670 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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