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H.R. 971: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 5, 2019.


Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 or the AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm.

Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.