H.R. 5194 (ih) - To prohibit the possession of a firearm by an individual who has committed an act of juvenile delinquen

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106TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION

H. R. 5194

To prohibit the possession of a firearm by an individual who has committed an act of juvenile delinquency that would be a violent felony if committed by an adult.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
SEPTEMBER 18, 2000 Mr. MOORE (for himself, Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Mr. UDALL of New Mexico, Mr. HOUGHTON, Mr. MCCOLLUM, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. HOLT, Ms. MCCARTHY of Missouri, Mrs. LOWEY, Ms. DANNER, and Mr. HUTCHINSON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL
To prohibit the possession of a firearm by an individual who has committed an act of juvenile delinquency that would be a violent felony if committed by an adult. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 4
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘No Guns For Violent

5 Perpetrators Act’’.

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SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS COMMITTED AN ACT OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY THAT WOULD BE A VIOLENT FELONY IF COMMITTED BY AN ADULT.

Section 922(g)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is

7 amended— 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 (1) by striking the comma; and (2) by inserting ‘‘, or adjudicated as having committed an act of juvenile delinquency that would be a crime of violence (as defined in section 924(c)(3)) and punishable by imprisonment for such term if committed by an adult’’ before the semicolon.

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Description: 106th Congress H.R. 5194 (ih): To prohibit the possession of a firearm by an individual who has committed an act of juvenile delinquency that would be a violent felony if committed by an adult. [Introduced in House] 1999-2000