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113th US Congress Update January 2013

NEW BILLS

As a result of the school shooting in Connecticut, numerous bills have been introduced to regulate firearms and ammunition. The text of many of these bills has yet to be published. At this time, the bill numbers will be listed for your information. Further details will be provided in future updates as the content of these bills is evaluated.

House Bills:
21, 34, 65, 93, 117, 137, 138, 141, 142, 226, 227, 236, 238, 322, 404, 410, 427, 431, 437

Senate Bills:
2, 22, 33, 34, 35, 54, 82, 146, 147, 150*, 174  (*Sen. Feinstein’s Assault Weapon Ban)

Other Bills of Interest

HR 180 National Blue Alert Act of 2013
This bill is to encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue Alert plans throughout the United States in order to disseminate information when a law enforcement officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty.
Intro: 1/25/2013 Rep. Grimm (NY-11) Status: Homeland Security
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: None
Republicans: None

HR 359 Center for Campus Public Safety
This bill is to establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety.
Intro: 1/23/2013 Rep. Scott (VA-3) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: Sponsor Scott
Republicans: Wolf (VA-10)

S 204 Right to Organize or Not
This bill attempts to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
Intro: 1/31/2013 Sen. Rand (KY) Status: Senate Calendar
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: None
Republicans: Sponsor Rand, Burr (NC), Vitter (LA), Chambliss (GA)



To read text of listed bills click on the Library of Congress link below then enter bill #.
http://thomas.loc.gov/
 

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