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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • National Commission on Mass Violence Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/15/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
04/30/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
04/26/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
04/15/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/15/2013Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/15/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (188)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 04/15/2013
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8]* 04/15/2013
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 04/15/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 04/15/2013
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 04/15/2013
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/18/2013
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 04/18/2013
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 04/25/2013
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 04/26/2013
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 04/26/2013
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 04/26/2013
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 04/26/2013
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 04/26/2013
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/26/2013
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 04/26/2013
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 04/26/2013
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 04/26/2013
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 04/26/2013
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 04/26/2013
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 04/26/2013
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 04/26/2013
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 04/26/2013
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 04/26/2013
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 04/26/2013
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 04/26/2013
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 04/26/2013
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 04/26/2013
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 04/26/2013
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 04/26/2013
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 04/26/2013
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 04/26/2013
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 04/26/2013
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12] 04/26/2013
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 04/26/2013
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 04/26/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 04/26/2013
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 04/26/2013
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 04/26/2013
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 04/26/2013
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 04/26/2013
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 04/26/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 04/26/2013
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 04/26/2013
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-33] 04/26/2013
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Barber, Ron [D-AZ-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 04/26/2013
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 04/26/2013
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 04/26/2013
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 04/26/2013
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 04/26/2013
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 04/26/2013
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 04/26/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34] 04/30/2013
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 04/30/2013
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 04/30/2013
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 04/30/2013
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 04/30/2013
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 04/30/2013
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 04/30/2013
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 04/30/2013
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 04/30/2013
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 04/30/2013
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 04/30/2013
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 04/30/2013
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 04/30/2013
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 04/30/2013
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 04/30/2013
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 04/30/2013
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 04/30/2013
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 04/30/2013
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 04/30/2013
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 04/30/2013
Rep. Maffei, Daniel B. [D-NY-24] 04/30/2013
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 04/30/2013
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 04/30/2013
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 04/30/2013
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 04/30/2013
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 04/30/2013
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 04/30/2013
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 04/30/2013
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 04/30/2013
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 04/30/2013
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 04/30/2013
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 04/30/2013
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 04/30/2013
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 04/30/2013
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 04/30/2013
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 05/06/2013
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 05/06/2013
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 05/06/2013
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 05/06/2013
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 05/06/2013
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 05/06/2013
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44] 05/06/2013
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 05/06/2013
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 05/06/2013
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 05/06/2013
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-5] 05/06/2013
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-11] 05/06/2013
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 05/06/2013
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 05/07/2013
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 05/07/2013
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 05/07/2013
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 05/07/2013
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24] 05/07/2013
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 05/07/2013
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 05/07/2013
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/07/2013
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 05/07/2013
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 05/07/2013
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 05/07/2013
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 05/07/2013
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] 05/07/2013
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 05/07/2013
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 05/07/2013
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 05/07/2013
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 05/07/2013
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 05/07/2013
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 05/07/2013
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 05/07/2013
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-7] 05/07/2013
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 05/07/2013
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 05/07/2013
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 05/07/2013
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 05/07/2013
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 05/07/2013
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 05/07/2013
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 05/07/2013
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 05/07/2013
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 05/07/2013
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 05/07/2013
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] 05/07/2013
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 05/07/2013
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 05/09/2013
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 05/09/2013
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 05/09/2013
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 05/09/2013
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 05/14/2013
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 05/14/2013
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 05/14/2013
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 05/16/2013
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 05/16/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 05/16/2013
Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] 05/16/2013
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 05/16/2013
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 05/16/2013
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 05/16/2013
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 05/16/2013
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large] 05/16/2013
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 05/16/2013
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 05/16/2013
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 05/16/2013
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 05/17/2013
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 05/17/2013
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 05/22/2013
Rep. Negrete McLeod, Gloria [D-CA-35] 05/22/2013
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 06/04/2013
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 06/06/2013
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 06/13/2013
Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-14] 06/28/2013
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] 06/28/2013
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 07/11/2013
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 11/15/2013
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 12/02/2013
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/25/2014
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 02/27/2014

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary04/15/2013 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations04/30/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs04/15/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs04/26/2013 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (04/15/2013)

Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to reauthorize for FY2014-FY2017 the grant program for improvements to the criminal history record system.

Amends the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to: (1) establish a four-year implementation plan to ensure maximum coordination and automation of reporting of records or making records available to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System; (2) direct the Attorney General to make grants to states, Indian tribal governments, and state court systems to improve the automation and transmittal of mental health records and criminal history dispositions; (3) provide for reductions in grant funding to states that have not implemented a relief from disabilities program; (4) make federal court information available for inclusion in the System; and (5) allow the submission to the System of mental health records that would otherwise be protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Provides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to: (1) expand the enforcement authority or jurisdiction of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF); (2) allow the establishment, directly or indirectly, of a federal firearms registry; or (3) extend background check requirements to transfers of firearms other than those made at gun shows or over the Internet, or to temporary transfers for purposes including lawful hunting or sporting, or to temporary possession of a firearm for purposes of examination or evaluation by a prospective transferee.

National Commission on Mass Violence Act of 2013 - Establishes the National Commission on Mass Violence to study the availability and nature of firearms, including the means of acquiring firearms, issues relating to mental health, and the impacts of the availability and nature of firearms on incidents of mass violence or in preventing mass violence. Requires the Commission to conduct a comprehensive factual study of incidents of mass violence, including incidents not involving firearms, to determine the root causes of such mass violence.