H.R.1692: Countering Illegal Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 22, 2017
  • Latest Major Action April 6, 2017

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Bill Summary

Countering Illegal Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both. The bill directs the President to design and implement a strategy to...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.1692.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 6, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
March 22, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
March 22, 2017

Introduced in the House by Norma Torres (D-Calif.)

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