S.1760 - Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 07/14/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/14/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1760 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/14/2015)
Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2015
This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits, with respect to two or more firearms, the following:
- transfer to or receipt by a prohibited person or a person who plans a subsequent transfer that results in unlawful use, possession, or disposition of such firearms;
- providing false statements in connection with the purchase, receipt, or acquisition of such firearms; and
- directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct.
A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 20 years (or 25 years if such person also acted as an organizer).
The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.