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113th US Congress Summary December 2014

The 113th Congress Concluded December 16th.
The 114th Congress will Convene January 6, 2015
 
 
A total of 169 bills of interest to PBA membership were tracked through the 113th Congress (2013-2014), which adjourned sine die on December 16, 2014. Of these bills, 117 were introduced in the House of Representatives and 52 in the Senate, with two passing into law.  
 
As a result of the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut, numerous bills were introduced to regulate firearms and ammunition. Of these, 91 of interest to PBA members were tracked with one passing into law.
 
 
The following tracked bills were passed into law:
 
H 1447 Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013
This bill would require States to report to the Attorney General certain information regarding the deaths of individuals in the custody of law enforcement agencies.
Intro: 4/9/2013 Rep. Scott (VA-3) Status: 12/18/2014 Public Law 113-242
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: Sponsor Scott
Republicans: None
 
H 3626 Renew “Undetectable” firearm prohibition
(Tracked firearm bills H 3643 and S 1774 were merged into H3626)
This bill extends the prohibition on “undetectable” firearms by 10 additional years, from 2025 to 2035.
Intro: 12/2/2013 Rep. Coble (Nc-6) Status: 12/9/2013 Public Law 113-57
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: None
Republicans: Sponsor Coble
 
 
Click on link to view these two new laws.
 
 
 

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