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S Amdt 2910 - Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 - Key Vote

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Tammy Baldwin voted Yea (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (45-54) - (Key vote)

Title: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to HR 3762 that authorizes the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms to an individual suspected of engaging in terrorism.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm if he or she determines the following information (Sec. 2):
    • The Attorney General determines that the transferee is known or “appropriately suspected” to be engaged in conduct related to terrorism; and
    • The Attorney General has “reasonable belief” that the transferee may use a firearm in connection with terrorism.
  • Specifies that “terrorism” includes international and domestic terrorism (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the Attorney General to deny a firearm license application if he or she determines the following information (Sec. 2):
    • The Attorney General determines that the applicant is known or “appropriately suspected” to be engaged in conduct related to terrorism; and
    • The Attorney General has “reasonable belief” that the applicant may use a firearm in connection with terrorism.
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015

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