S.2161 - Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 11/27/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/27/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2161 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/27/2017)
Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2017
This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense.
A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission must review and, if appropriate, amend the sentencing guidelines and policy statements that apply to persons convicted of trafficking in firearms.