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H.R. 1236: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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To support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose.

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Sponsor and status

Salud Carbajal

Sponsor. Representative for California's 24th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019
Length: 14 pages
Feb 14, 2019

Ordered Reported on Sep 10, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 10, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Carbajal Urges Action on Extreme Risk Law Ahead of 20th Anniversary of Shooting at Columbine High School
    — Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA24] (Sponsor) on Apr 19, 2019

Sponsors of Bipartisan Extreme Risk Protection Order Act Respond to President Trumps Statement on Mass Shootings
    — Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL22] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 5, 2019

Perlmutter, Thompson Re-Introduce Legislation to Keep Communities Safe, Help Prevent Future Gun Violence Tragedies
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 20, 2019

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Feb 14, 2019

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Sep 10, 2019
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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H.R. 1236 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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