S.2094 - Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 11/08/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/08/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2094 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.