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S.903: Alien Gun Violence Prevention 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 Frank R. Lautenberg, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 8, 2013
Latest Major Action May 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Alien Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to consider a legal alien to be a state resident for purposes of federal firearms possessions only if the alien is residing in a state in which he or she has resided for at least 90 days before the date of sale or delivery of a firearm.

Makes it illegal for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person is not a lawful U.S. permanent resident alien.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.