H.R.2708 - Disarm Hate Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 05/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/10/2019 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2708 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/14/2019)
Disarm Hate Act
The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm.
Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or the transport of a firearm by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.