To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States that have in place laws that authorize the seizure of firearms from dangerous individuals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 9, 2018
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 9, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Brooks introduces bill encouraging states to adopt their own Red Flag laws”
— Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Sponsor) on May 11, 2018
“MacArthur Takes Action on Legislation to Address Gun Violence”
— Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2018
May 9, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 16, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2786.
H.R. 5717 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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