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H.RES.318: Expressing disapproval over the gun violence plaguing America's communities, and calling on the Congress to enact comprehensive gun reforms that reduce gun violence.

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Sponsor Robin Kelly, D-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 32 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expresses support for the President's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence.

Urges: (1) Congress to enact legislation based on the President's recommendations to reduce gun violence, (2) state legislatures to reject proposed stand-your-ground legislation, and (3) states to repeal enacted stand-your-ground laws.

Condemns: (1) gun violence, (2) relevant parties for their roles in obstructing the ability of communities to be safe from gun violence and in proposing stand-your-ground legislation and similar legislation that compromises public safety and the integrity of the prosecutorial system, and (3) all efforts to weaken gun laws and proposals that stand in the way of comprehensive gun law reform.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
July 25, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.