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Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act

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A bill to require the prompt reporting for national instant criminal background check system purposes of members of the Armed Forces convicted of domestic violence offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and for other purposes.

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11/08/2017Introduced in Senate

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11/08/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
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Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]* 11/08/2017
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]* 11/08/2017
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] 11/14/2017

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Senate Armed Services11/08/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/08/2017)

Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act

This bill requires military departments to submit to the Department of Justice for inclusion in the national instant criminal background check system identifying information on each member of the Armed Forces who: (1) has been convicted of domestic violence offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), or (2) has entered into a plea agreement accepting liability for such an offense.

The bill amends the federal criminal code to extend the prohibition on possession and transportation of firearms and ammunition by individuals convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence to individuals convicted of similar offenses under the UCMJ.