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Old February 4, 2011, 06:23 PM   #8
ZeSpectre
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A quick rundown of some of the things your Federal government is chewing over early this year. (from a quick search on THOMAS at the Library of Congress http://thomas.loc.gov/ ).



[112nd] S.35 : Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 1/25/2011)
Cosponsors (11)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/25/2011 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

[112nd] H.R.496 : To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the carrying of a firearm near a place where a senior Federal official is holding an official public event or carrying out an official or representational duty, or where any person is campaigning for Federal elective office.
Sponsor: Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] (introduced 1/26/2011)
Cosponsors (4)
Committees: House Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/26/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

S.34 : Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2011
Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 1/25/2011) Cosponsors (10)
Committees: Senate Judiciary
Latest Major Action: 1/25/2011 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
(This one hands the US Attorney General an awful lot of power based on "suspicion" and "reasonable belief" as opposed to evidence).

Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act
In the House: H. R. 308
In the Senate: S.32.IS

Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2011
S.176.IS
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