S.1290 - Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013

A bill to protect victims of stalking from gun violence. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to protect victims of stalking from gun violence. as introduced.
  • Short: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of: (1) \"intimate partner\" to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse who is protected by the domestic or family v

Official Summary

Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of:
(1) \"intimate partner\" to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse who is protected by the domestic or family violence laws of the state or tribal jurisdiction in which the injury occurred or where the victim resides; and
(2) \"misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” to include the use or attempted use of physical force or a deadly weapon by a current or former intimate partner. Prohibits:
(1) the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that such person has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and
(2) the shipment or possession of a firearm or ammunition in interstate or foreign commerce, or the receipt of a firearm or ammunition that has been transported in interstate or foreign commerce, by an individual who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking.

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