Text: H.R.1116 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/08/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1116


To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2019

Ms. Kelly of Illinois (for herself, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Yarmuth, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Moulton, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Cicilline, and Ms. Jackson Lee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act”.

SEC. 2. Firearm prohibitions applicable with respect to certain high-risk individuals.

(a) Sales or other dispositions.—Section 922(d) of title 18, United States Code, is amended in the first sentence—

(1) by striking “or” at the end of paragraph (8);

(2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (9) and inserting a semicolon; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(10) in the most recent 10-year period, has been convicted in any court of a crime of violence (as defined in section 16);

“(11) has not attained 25 years of age, and has been adjudicated by any court as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence (as defined in section 16) if committed by an adult;

“(12) in any period of 3 consecutive years in the most recent 10-year period, has been convicted in any court, on 2 separate occasions, of an offense that has, as an element, the possession or distribution of, or the intent to possess or distribute, alcohol or a controlled substance (as so defined); or

“(13) has been convicted in any court of stalking.”.

(b) Possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt.—Section 922(g) of such title is amended—

(1) by striking “or” at the end of paragraph (8);

(2) by striking the comma at the end of paragraph (9) and inserting a semicolon; and

(3) by inserting after paragraph (9) the following:

“(10) who, in the most recent 10-year period, has been convicted in any court of a crime of violence (as defined in section 16);

“(11) who has not attained 25 years of age and has been adjudicated by any court as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence (as defined in section 16) if committed by an adult;

“(12) who, in any period of 3 consecutive years in the most recent 10-year period, has been convicted in any court, on 2 separate occasions, of an offense that has, as an element, the possession or distribution of, or the intent to possess or distribute, alcohol or a controlled substance (as so defined); or

“(13) who has been convicted in any court of stalking,”.


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