H.R.1552 - Preventing Gun Violence Act

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession of a firearm by a person who is adjudicated to have committed a violent act while a juvenile. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession of a firearm by a person who is adjudicated to have committed a violent act while a juvenile. as introduced.
  • Short: Preventing Gun Violence Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Preventing Gun Violence Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the trafficking in or possession of a firearm by a person who has been adjudicated to have committed a violent juvenile act. Defines \"violent juvenile act\" as an act by a person under the age of 18 that, if committ

Official Summary

Preventing Gun Violence Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the trafficking in or possession of a firearm by a person who has been adjudicated to have committed a violent juvenile act. Defines \"violent juvenile act\" as an act by a person under the age of 18 that, if committed by an adult, would be punishable by a prison term exceeding one year and that:
(1) has as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against another person; or
(2) by its nature, involves a substantial risk that physical force against another person may be used in the course of committing the act.

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