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Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

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06/17/2014Introduced in Senate

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07/30/2014Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
06/19/2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3833-3834)
Action By: Senate
06/17/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary06/17/2014 Referred to
07/30/2014 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (06/17/2014)

Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act - Amends federal firearms provisions to expand the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include a misdemeanor offense that has, as an element, the use or attempted use of force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, by a dating partner or former dating partner against the victim.

Prohibits the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to, or the possession or receipt of a firearm by, a person subject to a court order, or an ex parte order, that restrains such person from: (1) harassing, stalking, threatening, or engaging in other conduct that would put an individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury, including an order issued at the request of an employer on behalf of its employee or at the request of an institution of higher education on behalf of its student; or (2) intimidating or dissuading a witness from testifying in court.