S.2483 - Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

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6/17/2014--Introduced. Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act - Amends federal firearms provisions to expand the definition of: (1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner; and (2) "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to include a misdemeanor offense that has, as an element, the use or attempted use of force, or the threatened use of a deadly weapon, by a dating partner or former dating partner against the victim. Prohibits the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to, or the the possession or receipt of a firearm by, a person subject to a court order, or an ex parte order, that restrains such person from: (1) harassing, stalking, threatening, or engaging in other conduct that would put an individual in reasonable fear of bodily injury, including an order issued at the request of an employer on behalf of its employee or at the request of an institution of higher education on behalf of its student; or (2) intimidating or dissuading a witness from testifying in court.

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

Sponsor Introductory Remarks On Measure.
June 19th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Read Twice And Referred To The Committee On The Judiciary.
June 17th 2014 @ 12:00 AM

S. 2483, Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act, sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), is a bill to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms.

Allison Glatfelter, Senior Analyst
Friday September 12th 2014

S.2483, the Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act, is a bill to prevent the purchase and possession of a firearm by someone subject to a temporary restraining order, and expand federal law to protect individuals who have been victims of abuse by dating partners.

Allison Glatfelter, Senior Analyst
Friday September 12th 2014
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