H.R.971 - AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 02/05/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/22/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
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Summary: H.R.971 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/05/2019)
Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 or the AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019
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 or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.