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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Gun Violence Restraining Order Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide family members of an individual who they fear is a danger to himself, herself, or others new tools to prevent gun violence.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/23/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
05/23/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/23/2017Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4429)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (144)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 05/23/2017
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 05/23/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 06/08/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 06/08/2017
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 06/08/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 06/26/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 06/27/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 06/27/2017
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 09/05/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 09/05/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 09/05/2017
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 09/25/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 10/03/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 10/03/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 10/03/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 10/27/2017
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 10/27/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 10/27/2017
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 10/27/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 10/27/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 10/27/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 10/27/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 10/27/2017
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 10/27/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 10/27/2017
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 10/27/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 10/27/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 10/27/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 10/27/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 10/27/2017
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 10/27/2017
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 10/27/2017
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 10/27/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 10/27/2017
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 10/27/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 10/27/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 11/08/2017
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 11/08/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 11/28/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 11/28/2017
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 11/30/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 11/30/2017
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 11/30/2017
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 11/30/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 11/30/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 11/30/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 11/30/2017
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 11/30/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 11/30/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 11/30/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 02/20/2018
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 02/20/2018
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 02/20/2018
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 02/20/2018
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 02/20/2018
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/20/2018
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 02/20/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 02/20/2018
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 02/20/2018
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 02/20/2018
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 02/27/2018
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] 02/27/2018
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 02/27/2018
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 02/27/2018
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 02/27/2018
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 02/27/2018
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 02/27/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 02/27/2018
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 02/27/2018
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 02/27/2018
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 02/27/2018
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 02/27/2018
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 02/27/2018
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 02/27/2018
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 02/27/2018
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 02/27/2018
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 02/27/2018
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 02/27/2018
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/27/2018
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 02/27/2018
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 02/27/2018
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 02/27/2018
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 02/27/2018
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4] 02/27/2018
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 03/01/2018
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 03/01/2018
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 03/01/2018
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 03/01/2018
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 03/07/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 03/07/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 03/07/2018
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 03/07/2018
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 03/08/2018
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 03/09/2018
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 03/13/2018
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 03/15/2018
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 03/15/2018
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 03/15/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 04/02/2018
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 04/02/2018
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 04/16/2018
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 05/07/2018
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 05/07/2018
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 05/07/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 05/07/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 05/08/2018
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 05/09/2018
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 05/22/2018
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 05/22/2018
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 05/23/2018
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 05/23/2018
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 05/24/2018
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1] 06/05/2018
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 06/05/2018
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 06/05/2018
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 06/05/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 06/05/2018
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 06/05/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 06/05/2018
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 06/08/2018
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 06/08/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 06/08/2018
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 06/14/2018
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 06/20/2018
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 06/20/2018
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 06/22/2018
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 06/25/2018
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 06/25/2018
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 06/25/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 06/25/2018
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 06/25/2018
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 06/25/2018
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 06/26/2018
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 06/26/2018
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 06/27/2018
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 06/27/2018
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 07/06/2018
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 07/18/2018
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 08/21/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 09/04/2018
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 09/04/2018
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 10/23/2018
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 10/26/2018
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 12/12/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary05/23/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations05/23/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/23/2017)

Gun Violence Restraining Order Act of 2017

This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the sale, transfer to, receipt of, or possession of a firearm by a person who is subject to a gun violence prevention order. A gun violence prevention order is a court order that prohibits an individual from owning, purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm.

The bill authorizes the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to make grants to states that have in effect legislation that: (1) authorizes a family member, or a law enforcement officer, to apply for a gun violence prevention order against an individual who may pose a significant risk to themselves or others; (2) authorizes a law enforcement officer to temporarily seize firearms from that individual, subject to a warrant; and (3) requires law enforcement agencies to comply with certain requirements.