H.R.6278 - AVERT Future Gun Violence Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 06/28/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/06/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6278 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/28/2018)
Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2018 or the AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2018
The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm.
Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.