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One Year Later, Deutch Introduces Bills to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Washington, DC | Feb 15, 2019

Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Chief Whip of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, recently introduced four bills to address gun violence in the United States. On Thursday, Congressman Deutch introduced the National Firearms Amendment Act, which would add semiautomatic rifles that can accept a detachable magazine as a category of firearm regulated by the National Firearms Act (NFA). The NFA, enacted by Congress following a horrific Valentine's Day gun violence massacre in 1929, applies tight regulations to fully automatic machine guns, short barreled shotguns, silencers, and other similar weapons of war. "Eighty-nine years before the attack at Stoneman Douglas High School, a horrific Valentine's Day gun violence massacre in 1929 led Congress to enact the National Firearms Act. Since the...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
2/14 H.J.Res. 31 Not Voting
2/14 H.Res. 131 Not Voting
2/14 H.Res. 131 Not Voting
2/13 H.R. 995 Aye
2/13 H.J.Res. 37 Yea
2/13 H.J.Res. 37 Aye
2/13 H.Amdt. 41 No
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