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H.R. 2814: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2022

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To repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.

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Sponsor and status

Adam Schiff

Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2022
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 20, 2022

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 20, 2022.

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Cosponsors

84 Cosponsors (84 Democrats)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Bonamici-Backed Bills to Prevent Gun Violence in Schools, Communities
    — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 9, 2022

congressman joe Morelle outlines necessary gun reforms to prevent tragedies like highland park attack
    — Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY25] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 6, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2814 will add $7 million in new spending through 2032.

History

Apr 22, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jul 20, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 25, 2022
 
Text Published

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Jul 26, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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H.R. 2814 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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