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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

No Guns for Abusers Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to implement statutes, rules, policies, or procedures to authorize courts to issue relinquishment orders with respect to individuals charged with or convicted of a crime of domestic violence, or subject to a domestic violence protective order, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/26/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
10/01/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/26/2018Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/26/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations10/01/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/26/2018)

No Guns for Abusers Act of 2018

This bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for state and local governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domestic violence protective order.

Additionally, the bill sets forth the following requirements:

  • the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) must report to Congress on best practices for implementing such procedures,
  • the NIJ must contract with nongovernmental entities to study the comparative effectiveness of such procedures, and
  • DOJ must submit federal legislative recommendations in accordance with the best practices.