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H.R. 2708: Disarm Hate Act

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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

David Cicilline

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2019
Status

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.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Cicillines Disarm Hate Act Heads to House Floor
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Sponsor) on Sep 11, 2019

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

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History

May 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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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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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2708 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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