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S. 35 - Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011

Crime and law enforcement. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011

S. 35 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows.
Other Titles
  • Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011
Sponsor
Frank Lautenberg
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Business records
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Licensing and registrations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/25/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/25/2011
1/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

8.6 times as much
$6,550
$7,166,710
$588,700
$7,761,960
$899,208
$899,208

opposed this bill

5 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011

5 organizations supported this bill

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (2011, January 25). Brady Campaign Urges Support for Gun Violence Prevention Legislative Package. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from bradycampiagn.org.
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (n.d.). AMERICA’S GUN SHOWS: OPEN MARKETS FOR CRIMINALS. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from csgv.org.
International Association of Chiefs of Police
International Association of Chiefs of Police (2010, June 0). IACP Supports Gun Show Background Check Act. Retrieved February 17, 2011, from theiacp.org.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns
Mayors Against Illegal Guns (n.d.). Background Checks. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from fixgunchecks.org.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Network to End Domestic Violence (2009, April 21). NNEDV Urges Congress to Close the Gun Show Loophole. Retrieved February 10, 2011, from National Network to End Domestic Violence.

2 organizations opposed this bill

Gun Owners of America
Gun Owners of America (2011, February 4). Magazine Ban, Gun Show Ban and Even a Gun Ownership Ban... . Retrieved February 10, 2011, from GOA.
National Rifle Association
NRA (2011, January 28). Obama To Push Gun Control Soon. Retrieved February 3, 2011, from NRA-ILA.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$12,800
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,500$18,850
John BarrassoRWY$0$38,249
Max BaucusDMT$3,500$9,300
Mark BegichDAK$11,250$0
Michael BennetDCO$10,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$9,900$34,535
John BoozmanRAR$0$15,235
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,163,692$0
Scott BrownRMA$0$67,420
Sherrod BrownDOH$423,184$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$20,950
Maria CantwellDWA$84,450$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$32,750
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$4,303
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,000
Susan CollinsRME$87,829$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$6,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$6,890
John CornynRTX$0$40,850
Mike CrapoRID$2,250$14,100
Jim DeMintRSC$0$13,904
Dick DurbinDIL$10,750$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$5,950
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$218,671$0
Alan FrankenDMN$5,200$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,263,322$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$20,816
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$10,850
Kay HaganDNC$510,449$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$10,250$0
Orrin HatchRUT$-2,500$9,500
John HoevenRND$0$18,150
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$16,150
Dan InouyeDHI$10,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$7,700
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$10,550
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,250$39,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$11,000$2,500
John KerryDMA$67,524$0
Mark KirkRIL$17,600$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$243,766$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$132,831$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$11,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$24,300$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$11,300
Carl LevinDMI$10,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe ManchinDWV$20,000$16,700
John McCainRAZ$3,000$29,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,206,616$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$26,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,801$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$93,542$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,400
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$11,058
Patty MurrayDWA$462,964$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$5,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$12,921
Rob PortmanROH$0$42,900
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$10,000$10,450
Jim RischRID$250$7,200
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,550
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$10,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$42,489
Bernie SandersIVT$10,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,625$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$13,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$823,437$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$11,450
Olympia SnoweRME$5,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$369,506$1,000
Jon TesterDMT$197,201$2,500
John ThuneRSD$2,000$48,600
Patrick ToomeyRPA$500$38,935
Mark UdallDCO$11,500$0
Tom UdallDNM$10,000$0
David VitterRLA$2,500$26,303
Mark WarnerDVA$13,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
Roger WickerRMS$0$22,450
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$12,800
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,500$18,850
John BarrassoRWY$0$38,249
Max BaucusDMT$3,500$9,300
Mark BegichDAK$11,250$0
Michael BennetDCO$10,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$9,900$34,535
John BoozmanRAR$0$15,235
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,163,692$0
Scott BrownRMA$0$67,420
Sherrod BrownDOH$423,184$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$20,950
Maria CantwellDWA$84,450$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,000$32,750
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$4,303
William Thad CochranRMS$0$5,000
Susan CollinsRME$87,829$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Chris CoonsDDE$6,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$6,890
John CornynRTX$0$40,850
Mike CrapoRID$2,250$14,100
Jim DeMintRSC$0$13,904
Dick DurbinDIL$10,750$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$5,950
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$218,671$0
Alan FrankenDMN$5,200$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,263,322$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$20,816
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,000$10,850
Kay HaganDNC$510,449$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$10,250$0
Orrin HatchRUT$-2,500$9,500
John HoevenRND$0$18,150
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$16,150
Dan InouyeDHI$10,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,000$7,700
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$10,550
Ron JohnsonRWI$3,250$39,900
Tim JohnsonDSD$11,000$2,500
John KerryDMA$67,524$0
Mark KirkRIL$17,600$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$243,766$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$132,831$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$11,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$24,300$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$11,300
Carl LevinDMI$10,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,500$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$0
Joe ManchinDWV$20,000$16,700
John McCainRAZ$3,000$29,950
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,206,616$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$26,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,801$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$93,542$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,400
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$11,058
Patty MurrayDWA$462,964$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$5,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$12,921
Rob PortmanROH$0$42,900
Mark PryorDAR$10,000$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$10,000$10,450
Jim RischRID$250$7,200
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,550
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$10,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$42,489
Bernie SandersIVT$10,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,625$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$13,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$823,437$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$11,450
Olympia SnoweRME$5,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$369,506$1,000
Jon TesterDMT$197,201$2,500
John ThuneRSD$2,000$48,600
Patrick ToomeyRPA$500$38,935
Mark UdallDCO$11,500$0
Tom UdallDNM$10,000$0
David VitterRLA$2,500$26,303
Mark WarnerDVA$13,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
Roger WickerRMS$0$22,450
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,166,710
Police & firefighters unions & associations$588,700
Anti-Guns$6,550

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Pro-Guns$899,208
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