Summary: H.R.1745 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1745. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/13/2019)

Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

This bill adds two new categories of individuals who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, these new categories are (1) individuals who are subject to a temporary court order that requires the removal of their firearms, and (2) individuals who were convicted of a misdemeanor crime of violence within the past five years.

In addition, the bill modifies certain statutory references, such as by replacing adjudicated a mental defective with adjudicated as ineligible due to disqualifying mental status.