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H.R.1605: Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor John B. Larson, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 17, 2013
Latest Major Action April 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to reauthorize for FY2014-FY2017 the grant program for improvements to the criminal history record system.

Amends the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NICS Act) to: (1) establish a four-year implementation plan to ensure maximum coordination and automation of reporting of records or making records available to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System; (2) direct the Attorney General to make grants to states, Indian tribal governments, and state court systems to improve the automation and transmittal of mental health records and criminal history dispositions; (3) provide for reductions in grant funding to states that have not implemented a relief from disabilities programs; (4) make federal court information available for inclusion in the System; and (5) allow the submission to the System of mental health records that would otherwise be pr...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
April 17, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary