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S. 374 - Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013

Crime and law enforcement. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013

S. 374 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale.
Other Titles
  • Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act of 2013
  • Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013
  • Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013
Sponsor
Charles E. Schumer
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Crime and law enforcement
    • Constitution and constitutional amendments
    • Criminal justice information and records
    • Firearms and explosives
    • Health information and medical records
    • Intergovernmental relations
    • Mental health
    • State and local government operations
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/25/2013
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/25/2013
    2/25/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    2/25/2013Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar3/12/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    3/12/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar3/12/2013Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $1,133,640
    $469,949
    $585,050
    $2,188,639
    4.7 times as much
    $1,348,853
    $9,036,539
    $10,385,392

    opposed this bill

    11 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013

    11 organizations supported this bill

    Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    International Association of Chiefs of Police
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    Major Cities Chiefs Association
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    Mosque Foundation
    Tleib, Lena & Mosque Foundation (2013, April 0). Working Together Against Gun Violence. Retrieved April 3, 2013, from Mosque Foundation.
    National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    National Education Association
    National Education Association & Kusler, Mary - Director, Government Relations (2013, March 5). Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Gun Violence Prevention Bills. Retrieved March 27, 2013, from National Education Association.
    National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    Police Executive Research Forum
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.
    Police Foundation
    National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence (2013, March 12). Dear Senator Schumer:. Retrieved May 2, 2013, from National Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence.

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Firearms Policy Coalition
    FPC (2013). Tell Congress That You Oppose S. 374. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from Firearms Policy.
    Liberty.com
    John Parker (2013, February 26). Action Alert - Anti-Gun Bill Vote In US Senate. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from Liberty.com.
    National Association for Gun Rights
    National Association for Gun Rights (n.d.). National Association for Gun Rights - Bill Watch. Retrieved May 16, 2013, from National Association for Gun Rights.
    National Rifle Association
    NRA (2013, March 22). Recess is On in Congress: Contact Your Lawmakers during District Work Period and Tell Them to Oppose Anti-Gun Legislation. Retrieved March 26, 2013, from NRA - ILA.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,350$28,800
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,750$159,344
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$71,480$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$48,999
    Max BaucusDMT$7,000$500
    Mark BegichDAK$42,050$2,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$38,222$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$29,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$4,350$146,479
    John BoozmanRAR$7,250$55,530
    Barbara BoxerDCA$40,830$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$58,450$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$81,800
    Maria CantwellDWA$3,250$0
    Ben CardinDMD$34,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$14,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$44,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$55,350
    Tom CoburnROK$0$88,846
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$59,900$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,600$41,760
    John CornynRTX$4,750$193,980
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,250$12,350
    Ted CruzRTX$11,800$1,695,391
    Joe DonnellyDIN$63,450$9,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$31,300$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,000$11,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,000$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$214,571
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$1,371,239
    Al FrankenDMN$56,684$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$89,450$3,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,700$82,188
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,500$57,500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$27,575$1,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$750$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$38,950
    Martin HeinrichDNM$67,500$2,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$27,563$6,000
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$201,393
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$53,500$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$32,100
    Jim InhofeROK$250$85,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$34,950
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$3,150$178,357
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$47,100$100
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,700$0
    Mark KirkRIL$8,250$177,549
    Amy KlobucharDMN$41,900$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$46,565$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$42,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$2,400$120,417
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$47,400$17,700
    John McCainRAZ$6,000$206,193
    Claire McCaskillDMO$56,800$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$6,000$331,106
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,750$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$45,460$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$7,850$29,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,500$13,808
    Chris MurphyDCT$74,050$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$46,037$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$38,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$8,450$550,529
    Rob PortmanROH$950$178,296
    Mark L. PryorDAR$43,560$7,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,650$0
    Harry ReidDNV$26,050$19,850
    Jim RischRID$250$78,502
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$135,817
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$10,830$1,153,918
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,100$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$23,100$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,050$4,400
    Tim ScottRSC$2,900$292,662
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,225$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$14,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$36,150$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$39,550$2,500
    John ThuneRSD$2,500$261,703
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$17,233$1,562,061
    Mark UdallDCO$39,400$0
    Tom UdallDNM$35,700$2,000
    David VitterRLA$3,150$183,379
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,400$6,950
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$72,625$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$34,950$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,450$23,150
    Ron WydenDOR$16,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,350$28,800
    Kelly AyotteRNH$1,750$159,344
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$71,480$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$48,999
    Max BaucusDMT$7,000$500
    Mark BegichDAK$42,050$2,000
    Michael F. BennetDCO$38,222$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$29,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$4,350$146,479
    John BoozmanRAR$7,250$55,530
    Barbara BoxerDCA$40,830$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$58,450$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$81,800
    Maria CantwellDWA$3,250$0
    Ben CardinDMD$34,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$14,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$44,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$55,350
    Tom CoburnROK$0$88,846
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$10,500$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$59,900$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$10,600$41,760
    John CornynRTX$4,750$193,980
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$3,250$12,350
    Ted CruzRTX$11,800$1,695,391
    Joe DonnellyDIN$63,450$9,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$31,300$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,000$11,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,000$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$214,571
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$1,371,239
    Al FrankenDMN$56,684$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$89,450$3,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$7,700$82,188
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$5,500$57,500
    Kay R. HaganDNC$27,575$1,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$750$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$38,950
    Martin HeinrichDNM$67,500$2,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$27,563$6,000
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$201,393
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$53,500$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$32,100
    Jim InhofeROK$250$85,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$34,950
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$3,150$178,357
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$47,100$100
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,700$0
    Mark KirkRIL$8,250$177,549
    Amy KlobucharDMN$41,900$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$46,565$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$42,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$2,400$120,417
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$47,400$17,700
    John McCainRAZ$6,000$206,193
    Claire McCaskillDMO$56,800$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$6,000$331,106
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$35,750$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$45,460$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$7,850$29,700
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,500$13,808
    Chris MurphyDCT$74,050$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$46,037$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$38,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$8,450$550,529
    Rob PortmanROH$950$178,296
    Mark L. PryorDAR$43,560$7,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,650$0
    Harry ReidDNV$26,050$19,850
    Jim RischRID$250$78,502
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$135,817
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$10,830$1,153,918
    Bernie SandersIVT$32,100$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$23,100$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$31,050$4,400
    Tim ScottRSC$2,900$292,662
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,225$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$14,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$36,150$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$39,550$2,500
    John ThuneRSD$2,500$261,703
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$17,233$1,562,061
    Mark UdallDCO$39,400$0
    Tom UdallDNM$35,700$2,000
    David VitterRLA$3,150$183,379
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,400$6,950
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$72,625$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$34,950$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,450$23,150
    Ron WydenDOR$16,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$1,133,640
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$585,050
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$469,949

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$9,036,539
    Pro-Guns$1,348,853
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