S.1529 - Crime Gun Tracing Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 06/09/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/09/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1529 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/09/2015)
Crime Gun Tracing Act of 2015
Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to direct the Attorney General, in awarding public safety and community policing (COPS ON THE BEAT) grants, to give preferential consideration to an applicant that has reported all firearms recovered during the previous 12 months at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for the purpose of tracing.
Requires each application for a COPS grant to specify: (1) whether the applicant recovered any firearms at a crime scene or during the course of a criminal investigation during the 12 months before the submission of the application; (2) the number of such firearms recovered; (3) the number of such firearms reported to the Bureau, or to a state agency that reports such firearms to the Bureau, for tracing; and (4) the reason why any such firearms were not so reported.