To prevent a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on September 10, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019
“Physicians, Public Health Experts Declare This is Our Lane at Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Roundtable”
— Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 17, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Jun 8, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2841 (115th).
May 14, 2019
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Sep 10, 2019
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H.R. 2708 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2708. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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