Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 113th Congress.

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
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.
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

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

28% more
$10,457,006
$600,050
$861,957
$7,300
$417,000
$1,159,380
$13,502,693
$1,289,778
$9,230,133
$10,519,911
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, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyStatesort icon$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Mark BegichDAK$440,533$2,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$35,800$21,208
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$14,950
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$19,150
John BoozmanRAR$11,350$93,330
Mark L. PryorDAR$115,911$7,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,550$1,213,755
John McCainRAZ$23,300$261,073
Barbara BoxerDCA$632,456$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$29,650$1,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$253,553$1,500
Mark UdallDCO$683,397$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$34,250$0
Chris MurphyDCT$435,168$0
Tom CarperDDE$30,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$155,429$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$120,644$0
Marco RubioRFL$19,880$969,601
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,650$446,498
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$40,450
Mazie K. HironoDHI$208,073$0
Brian SchatzDHI$94,914$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,750$72,150
Tom HarkinDIA$35,153$0
Mike CrapoRID$12,450$13,300
Jim RischRID$800$111,289
Dick DurbinDIL$126,193$0
Mark KirkRIL$16,970$213,174
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$98,100
Joe DonnellyDIN$152,664$9,950
Jerry MoranRKS$5,500$34,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$116,250
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,750$336,205
Rand PaulRKY$5,750$407,650
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$194,810$0
David VitterRLA$2,700$214,553
John F. KerryDMA$10,451$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,420,877$2,550
Ben CardinDMD$71,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$40,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$11,500$30,250
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,115$0
Carl LevinDMI$2,550$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$119,682$2,000
Al FrankenDMN$704,525$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$85,891$0
Roy BluntRMO$8,950$243,421
Claire McCaskillDMO$214,247$0
William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,600
Roger F. WickerRMS$250$61,225
Max BaucusDMT$14,250$500
Jon TesterDMT$197,517$2,500
Richard BurrRNC$0$87,450
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,083,973$1,000
Heidi HeitkampDND$87,876$6,000
John HoevenRND$7,400$42,050
Deb FischerRNE$700$133,487
Mike JohannsRNE$-100$1,750
Kelly AyotteRNH$2,750$208,661
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$345,715$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$18,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$91,700$1,000
Martin HeinrichDNM$428,984$2,250
Tom UdallDNM$255,848$0
Dean HellerRNV$3,500$195,793
Harry ReidDNV$262,640$15,050
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$375,341$-400
Chuck SchumerDNY$150,378$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$469,242$0
Rob PortmanROH$950$272,251
Tom CoburnROK$250$115,496
Jim InhofeROK$4,950$92,589
Jeff MerkleyDOR$360,989$0
Ron WydenDOR$31,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$121,913$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$23,483$1,327,309
John "Jack" ReedDRI$63,434$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$63,557$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,500$76,538
Tim ScottRSC$8,900$313,487
Tim JohnsonDSD$46,000$0
John ThuneRSD$6,900$346,934
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,350$29,300
Bob CorkerRTN$10,600$47,940
John CornynRTX$2,150$234,780
Ted CruzRTX$6,500$1,370,516
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$33,100
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$116,046
Tim KaineDVA$362,611$100
Mark R. WarnerDVA$422,355$6,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$123,100$0
Bernie SandersIVT$314,680$0
Maria CantwellDWA$53,915$0
Patty MurrayDWA$219,410$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$646,681$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,150$255,303
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$104,315$17,700
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$59,499
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$17,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$13,350$29,300
Kelly AyotteRNH$2,750$208,661
Tammy BaldwinDWI$646,681$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$59,499
Max BaucusDMT$14,250$500
Mark BegichDAK$440,533$2,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$253,553$1,500
Richard BlumenthalDCT$34,250$0
Roy BluntRMO$8,950$243,421
John BoozmanRAR$11,350$93,330
Barbara BoxerDCA$632,456$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$469,242$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$87,450
Maria CantwellDWA$53,915$0
Ben CardinDMD$71,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$30,450$0
Bob CaseyDPA$121,913$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$16,650$446,498
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,150$98,100
Tom CoburnROK$250$115,496
William Thad CochranRMS$9,750$32,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$11,500$30,250
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$155,429$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,600$47,940
John CornynRTX$2,150$234,780
Mike CrapoRID$12,450$13,300
Ted CruzRTX$6,500$1,370,516
Joe DonnellyDIN$152,664$9,950
Dick DurbinDIL$126,193$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$17,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$29,650$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$700$133,487
Jeff FlakeRAZ$5,550$1,213,755
Al FrankenDMN$704,525$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$375,341$-400
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,500$76,538
Chuck GrassleyRIA$8,750$72,150
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,083,973$1,000
Tom HarkinDIA$35,153$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,000$33,100
Martin HeinrichDNM$428,984$2,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$87,876$6,000
Dean HellerRNV$3,500$195,793
Mazie K. HironoDHI$208,073$0
John HoevenRND$7,400$42,050
Jim InhofeROK$4,950$92,589
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$40,450
Mike JohannsRNE$-100$1,750
Ron JohnsonRWI$4,150$255,303
Tim JohnsonDSD$46,000$0
Tim KaineDVA$362,611$100
John F. KerryDMA$10,451$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,115$0
Mark KirkRIL$16,970$213,174
Amy KlobucharDMN$85,891$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$194,810$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$18,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$123,100$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$116,046
Carl LevinDMI$2,550$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$104,315$17,700
John McCainRAZ$23,300$261,073
Claire McCaskillDMO$214,247$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,750$336,205
Bob MenéndezDNJ$91,700$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$360,989$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$40,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$5,500$34,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$35,800$21,208
Chris MurphyDCT$435,168$0
Patty MurrayDWA$219,410$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$120,644$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,750$407,650
Rob PortmanROH$950$272,251
Mark L. PryorDAR$115,911$7,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$63,434$0
Harry ReidDNV$262,640$15,050
Jim RischRID$800$111,289
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$116,250
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$5,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$19,880$969,601
Bernie SandersIVT$314,680$0
Brian SchatzDHI$94,914$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$150,378$0
Tim ScottRSC$8,900$313,487
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$14,950
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$345,715$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$4,800$19,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$119,682$2,000
Jon TesterDMT$197,517$2,500
John ThuneRSD$6,900$346,934
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$23,483$1,327,309
Mark UdallDCO$683,397$0
Tom UdallDNM$255,848$0
David VitterRLA$2,700$214,553
Mark R. WarnerDVA$422,355$6,500
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,420,877$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$63,557$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$250$61,225
Ron WydenDOR$31,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$10,457,006
Teachers unions$1,159,380
Minority/Ethnic Groups$861,957
Police & firefighters unions & associations$600,050
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$417,000
Anti-Guns$7,300

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,230,133
Pro-Guns$1,289,778
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