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H.R.4784: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2014

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 David Cicilline, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 30, 2014
Latest Major Action July 21, 2014
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Bill Summary

End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2014 - Requires each state to establish a reporting system through which mental health professionals may report to appropriate state entities information that is sufficient for inclusion in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) regarding individuals: (1) who are committed to a mental institution on a voluntary basis, or who are temporarily committed or held on an involuntary basis, and who are determined to be a danger to themselves or others; or (2) who communicate to a mental health professional a serious threat of violence against another individual who is reasonably identifiable. Sets forth time periods after which the basis under which such information was made available no longer applies, and requires the Attorney General to modify or remove records from the NICS accordingly.

Requires each state to: (1) make electronically available to the Attorney General records from such information th...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 6, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 30, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 30, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary