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S. 2009 (115th): Background Check Expansion Act


Cosponsors of S. 2009 (115th)

This bill had 40 cosponsors — 39 Democrats, 1 Independent — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
D Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] Primary Sponsor
D Durbin, Richard [D-IL] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary Chair
D Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Booker, Cory [D-NJ] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Hirono, Mazie [D-HI] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Leahy, Patrick [D-VT] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] Original Cosponsor
Judiciary
D Coons, Christopher [D-DE] Nov 13, 2017
Judiciary

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this bill will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this bill.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
Original Cosponsor D Durbin, Richard [D-IL]
Judiciary Chair
No R Grassley, Charles “Chuck” [R-IA]
Judiciary Ranking Member
Original Cosponsor D Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Booker, Cory [D-NJ]
Judiciary
Nov 13, 2017 D Coons, Christopher [D-DE]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Hirono, Mazie [D-HI]
Judiciary
No D Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]
Judiciary
No D Ossoff, Jon [D-GA]
Judiciary
No D Padilla, Alejandro “Alex” [D-CA]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]
Judiciary
No R Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]
Judiciary
No R Cornyn, John [R-TX]
Judiciary
No R Cotton, Tom [R-AR]
Judiciary
No R Cruz, Ted [R-TX]
Judiciary
No R Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]
Judiciary
No R Hawley, Joshua “Josh” [R-MO]
Judiciary
No R Kennedy, John [R-LA]
Judiciary
No R Lee, Mike [R-UT]
Judiciary
No R Sasse, Benjamin “Ben” [R-NE]
Judiciary
No R Tillis, Thom [R-NC]
Judiciary
Original Cosponsor D Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]
Original Cosponsor D Bennet, Michael [D-CO]
Oct 31, 2017 D Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]
Jun 27, 2018 D Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]
Original Cosponsor D Cardin, Benjamin [D-MD]
Original Cosponsor D Carper, Thomas [D-DE]
Original Cosponsor D Casey, Robert “Bob” [D-PA]
Original Cosponsor D Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]
Original Cosponsor D Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]
Original Cosponsor D Gillibrand, Kirsten [D-NY]
Original Cosponsor D Harris, Kamala [D]
Original Cosponsor D Hassan, Margaret “Maggie” [D-NH]
Original Cosponsor D Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]
No D Hickenlooper, John [D-CO]
Original Cosponsor D Kaine, Timothy “Tim” [D-VA]
No D Kelly, Mark [D-AZ]
No D Luján, Ben [D-NM]
Original Cosponsor D Markey, Edward “Ed” [D-MA]
Original Cosponsor D Menendez, Robert “Bob” [D-NJ]
Jan 8, 2018 D Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]
Original Cosponsor D Murray, Patty [D-WA]
Jun 28, 2018 D Peters, Gary [D-MI]
Original Cosponsor D Reed, John “Jack” [D-RI]
No D Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]
Jul 19, 2018 D Schatz, Brian [D-HI]
Original Cosponsor D Schumer, Charles “Chuck” [D-NY]
Jun 28, 2018 D Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]
Feb 28, 2018 D Smith, Tina [D-MN]
Mar 6, 2018 D Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]
Original Cosponsor D Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]
Jun 27, 2018 D Warner, Mark [D-VA]
No D Warnock, Raphael [D-GA]
Original Cosponsor D Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]
Original Cosponsor D Wyden, Ron [D-OR]
Original Cosponsor I Sanders, Bernard “Bernie” [I-VT]