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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prevent gun trafficking.

Actions Overview (1)

03/09/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

03/21/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/09/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/09/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (83)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/09/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 03/09/2017
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 03/09/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 03/09/2017
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11]* 03/09/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 03/17/2017
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 04/25/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 04/25/2017
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 04/25/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 04/25/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 04/25/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 04/25/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 04/25/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 04/25/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 04/25/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 04/25/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 04/25/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 04/25/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 04/25/2017
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 04/25/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 04/25/2017
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 04/25/2017
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 04/25/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 04/25/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 04/25/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 04/25/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 04/25/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 04/25/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 04/25/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 04/25/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 04/25/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 04/25/2017
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 04/25/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 04/25/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 04/25/2017
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 04/25/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 04/25/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 04/28/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 04/28/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 04/28/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 05/02/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 05/02/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 05/02/2017
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 05/02/2017
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 05/16/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 05/16/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 05/16/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 05/16/2017
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 05/16/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 05/16/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 05/16/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 05/16/2017
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/16/2017
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 05/16/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 05/16/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 05/19/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 05/19/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 06/13/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 06/13/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3] 10/05/2017
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 10/11/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 10/12/2017
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 10/23/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 11/03/2017
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 02/26/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 03/05/2018
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 03/21/2018
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 04/09/2018
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 04/10/2018
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 06/07/2018
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 06/07/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 06/07/2018
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 06/07/2018
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 06/07/2018
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-18] 09/07/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary03/09/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations03/21/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/09/2017)

Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2017

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a crime. Specifically, it prohibits:

  • purchasing or transferring a firearm with the intent to deliver it to a prohibited person;
  • providing false or misleading material information in connection with a firearm purchase or transfer; and
  • directing, promoting, or facilitating such prohibited conduct.

The prohibition does not apply to a firearm lawfully acquired to give as a gift or lawfully received as a gift.

A person who commits 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). A person who conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to a prison term of up to 10 years. 

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.