S.649: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
  • Introduced March 21, 2013
  • Latest Major Action April 18, 2013

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Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013 - Amends the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NICS Act), the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (Brady Act), the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, and the federal criminal code to require background checks for all firearm sales, prohibit straw purchases of firearms, and expand the school safety grant program. Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013 - Amends the NICS Act to eliminate...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with S.649.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 18, 2013
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2777-2782)
April 17, 2013
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2699-2729, S2729-2744)
April 16, 2013
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2663-2665, S2666-2670, S2676-2679)
April 11, 2013
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S2584)
April 11, 2013

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2584)

April 11, 2013

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 31. Record Vote Number: 95. (consideration: CR S2580; text: CR S2580)

April 11, 2013
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2572-2581, S2581-2583, S2584)
April 10, 2013
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2512-2542, S2547-2551)
April 9, 2013
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S2492; text: CR S2492)
April 9, 2013
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2475-2478, S2482-2492)
April 8, 2013
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2440-2449)
March 22, 2013
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 32.
March 21, 2013
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2158-2162)
March 21, 2013

Introduced in the Senate by Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

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