S.1290 - Protecting Domestic Violence And Stalking Victims Act Of 2013

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7/11/2013--Introduced. Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse who is protected by the domestic or family violence laws of the state or tribal jurisdiction in which the injury occurred or where the victim resides; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” to include the use or attempted use of physical force or a deadly weapon by a current or former intimate partner. Prohibits: (1) the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and (2) the shipment or possession of a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, or the receipt of a firearm or ammunition that has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce, by an individual who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking.

Committee On The Judiciary. Hearings Held.
July 30th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Read Twice And Referred To The Committee On The Judiciary.
July 11th 2013 @ 12:00 AM

S. 1290, the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013, sponsored Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), is a bill to extend certain gun control laws to violent dating partners and stalkers.

Allison Glatfelter, Senior Analyst
Saturday September 13th 2014

S.1290, the Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013, is a bill to further prevent domestic violence by amending the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to broaden the definition of "intimate partner" and expand the meaning of "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.” S.1290 would also prohibit violent dating partners and stalkers from lawfully possessing firearms. 

Allison Glatfelter, Senior Analyst
Saturday September 13th 2014
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