S. 54 - Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013

Crime and law enforcement. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking. (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.

Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013

S. 54 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.
Other Titles
  • Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
  • Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
  • Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Currency
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Organized crime
  • Smuggling and trafficking
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Violent crime
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Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2013
1/22/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
1/22/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
1/22/2013Introduced in Senate
2/12/2013Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar3/07/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
3/11/2013Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar3/11/2013Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 23.
4/05/2013By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 03/23/2013. Report No. 113-9. Additional and Minority views filed.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2009 For $45,153 Against $13,550
  2. March - April 2009 For $105,074 Against $35,175
  3. May - June 2009 For $95,385 Against $128,393
  4. July - August 2009 For $29,402 Against $30,425
  5. September - October 2009 For $68,460 Against $49,320
  6. November - December 2009 For $108,990 Against $31,950
  7. January - February 2010 For $57,784 Against $34,185
  8. March - April 2010 For $149,330 Against $110,563
  9. May - June 2010 For $152,405 Against $143,089
  10. July - August 2010 For $118,465 Against $62,443
  11. September - October 2010 For $369,360 Against $186,165
  12. November - December 2010 For $60,062 Against $6,075
  13. January - February 2011 For $128,175 Against $152,500
  14. March - April 2011 For $211,375 Against $237,963
  15. May - June 2011 For $249,825 Against $273,951
  16. July - August 2011 For $116,172 Against $117,241
  17. September - October 2011 For $401,630 Against $313,842
  18. November - December 2011 For $388,251 Against $235,205
  19. January - February 2012 For $257,228 Against $179,987
  20. March - April 2012 For $468,633 Against $299,199
  21. May - June 2012 For $721,448 Against $402,094
  22. July - August 2012 For $593,637 Against $369,599
  23. September - October 2012 For $1,660,590 Against $803,467
  24. November - December 2012 For $161,305 Against $121,926
  25. January - February 2013 For $67,114 Against $18,250
  26. March - April 2013 For $209,945 Against $117,017
  27. May - June 2013 For $137,714 Against $146,769
  28. July - August 2013 For $73,649 Against $83,999
  29. September - October 2013 For $164,976 Against $144,851
  30. November - December 2013 For $200,955 Against $124,109
  31. January - February 2014 For $73,574 Against $89,200
  32. March - April 2014 For $208,100 Against $138,800
  33. May - June 2014 For $302,219 Against $116,787
  34. July - August 2014 For $200,333 Against $74,867
  35. September - October 2014 For $651,431 Against $254,043
  36. November - December 2014 For $94,109 Against $27,774

Votes

    7 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013

    7 organizations supported this bill

    American Bar Association
    American Bar Association (2013, February 0). ABA Washington Letter. Retrieved April 3, 2013, from American Bar Association.
    Center for American Progress
    Winnie Stachelberg, Arkadi Gerney, and Robyn Thomas (2013, February 12). Constitutionality of Proposed Firearms Legislation. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from American Progress.
    Fraternal Order of Police
    Chuck Canterbury and James O. Pasco, Jr. (2013, February 26). Fraternal Order Of Police Is Latest Law Enforcement Org. To Endorse The Leahy Bill To Counter Gun Trafficking And Straw Purchasing. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from Senator Patrick Leahy.
    Mayors Against Illegal Guns
    Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Bloomberg, Michael R., Mayor of New York City and Coalition Co-Chair, Menino, Thomas M., Mayor of Boston and Coalition Co-Chair & (2013, January 30). Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley:. Retrieved April 3, 2013, from http://sampan.org.
    Mosque Foundation
    Tleib, Lena & Mosque Foundation (2013, April 0). Working Together Against Gun Violence. Retrieved April 3, 2013, from Mosque Foundation.
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    NAACP (2013, March 7). Bill to Curb Deadly Gun Trafficking Heads to Senate Floor. Retrieved March 25, 2013, from NAACP.
    National Education Association
    National Education Association (2013). Legislative Action Center. Retrieved June 27, 2013, from National Education Association.

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Firearms Policy Coalition
    FPC (2013, February 5). Increased Penalties for Drug Trafficking and Violent Crimes; Forfeiture of Property if Found Guilty of Straw Purchases. Retrieved March 6, 2013, from Firearms Policy.
    Gun Owners of America
    Gun Owners (2013, March 4). S. 54 Would Effectively Ban Even More Guns than Feinstein’s Bill! . Retrieved March 6, 2013, from GOA.
    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.

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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$2,750$157,916
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$641,522$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$48,999
    Max BaucusDMT$12,250$500
    Mark BegichDAK$265,739$2,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$368,883$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$457,492$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$21,315$0
    Ben CardinDMD$70,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$30,450$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$118,613$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,250$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$52,950
    Tom CoburnROK$0$88,846
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$11,500$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$190,769$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$15,600$41,760
    John CornynRTX$4,750$193,980
    Ted CruzRTX$12,100$1,693,791
    Joe DonnellyDIN$148,744$9,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$83,293$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,000$11,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,372$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$214,571
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,450$1,371,239
    Al FrankenDMN$318,956$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$322,628$2,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$11,500$82,188
    Kay R. HaganDNC$192,222$1,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,903$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$38,950
    Martin HeinrichDNM$263,813$2,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$89,828$6,000
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$201,393
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$215,332$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,250$85,975
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$7,300$0
    Tim KaineDVA$353,361$100
    John F. KerryDMA$2,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,115$0
    Mark KirkRIL$10,670$167,949
    Amy KlobucharDMN$80,291$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$213,402$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$106,015$17,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$204,436$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,000$331,106
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$94,200$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$140,678$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$37,850$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$417,868$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$119,894$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$155,355$7,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$173,997$19,850
    Jim RischRID$250$78,502
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$135,817
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$295,980$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$76,881$0
    Tim ScottRSC$8,900$292,662
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$177,466$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$117,904$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$183,617$2,500
    Mark UdallDCO$358,166$0
    Tom UdallDNM$129,939$2,000
    David VitterRLA$3,150$183,379
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$92,564$6,950
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,412,828$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$64,807$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,450$23,150

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,350$28,800
    Kelly AyotteRNH$2,750$157,916
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$641,522$0
    John BarrassoRWY$1,000$48,999
    Max BaucusDMT$12,250$500
    Mark BegichDAK$265,739$2,000
    Barbara BoxerDCA$368,883$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$457,492$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$21,315$0
    Ben CardinDMD$70,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$30,450$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$118,613$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,250$2,500
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,900$52,950
    Tom CoburnROK$0$88,846
    William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,850
    Susan M. CollinsRME$11,500$21,650
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$190,769$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$15,600$41,760
    John CornynRTX$4,750$193,980
    Ted CruzRTX$12,100$1,693,791
    Joe DonnellyDIN$148,744$9,950
    Dick DurbinDIL$83,293$0
    Mike EnziRWY$3,000$11,300
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$23,372$1,000
    Deb FischerRNE$1,500$214,571
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,450$1,371,239
    Al FrankenDMN$318,956$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$322,628$2,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$11,500$82,188
    Kay R. HaganDNC$192,222$1,000
    Tom HarkinDIA$15,903$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$38,950
    Martin HeinrichDNM$263,813$2,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$89,828$6,000
    Dean HellerRNV$3,500$201,393
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$215,332$0
    Jim InhofeROK$2,250$85,975
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$7,300$0
    Tim KaineDVA$353,361$100
    John F. KerryDMA$2,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,115$0
    Mark KirkRIL$10,670$167,949
    Amy KlobucharDMN$80,291$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$213,402$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$106,015$17,700
    Claire McCaskillDMO$204,436$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,000$331,106
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$94,200$1,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$140,678$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$37,850$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$417,868$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$119,894$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$155,355$7,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$173,997$19,850
    Jim RischRID$250$78,502
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$135,817
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$295,980$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$76,881$0
    Tim ScottRSC$8,900$292,662
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$6,200
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$177,466$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$117,904$2,000
    Jon TesterDMT$183,617$2,500
    Mark UdallDCO$358,166$0
    Tom UdallDNM$129,939$2,000
    David VitterRLA$3,150$183,379
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$92,564$6,950
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,412,828$2,550
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$64,807$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,450$23,150

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$6,537,093
    Teachers unions$990,890
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$688,298
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$497,650
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$384,577
    Anti-Guns$3,750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$4,865,368
    Pro-Guns$809,405
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