Summary: H.R.6278 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6278. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.