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S. 2934 - Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016

S. 2934 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale.
Other Titles
  • Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016
  • Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016
Sponsor
Charles E. Schumer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Crimes against property
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Firearms and explosives
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Mental health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/16/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/16/2016
5/16/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
5/16/2016Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

19 times as much
$50,852
$1,301,294
$9,118,059
$910,780
$7,379,240
$50,871
$1,437,356
$612,336
$3,468,632
$563,701
$629,894
$6,396,942
$547,752
$8,250,935
$525,766
$1,193,346
$113,000
$42,550,756
$2,252,451
$2,252,451

opposed this bill

47 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016

47 organizations supported this bill

20 Children
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American Bar Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American College of Emergency Physicians
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American College of Physicians
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American Medical Women's Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Americans for Democratic Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Brave New Films
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Campaign To Unload
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Center for American Progress
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Children's Defense Fund
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
coalition against gun violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
CODEPINK
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Courage Campaign
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Doctors for America
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
End the Madness
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Every Child Matters
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Everytown for Gun Safety
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Generation Progress
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Goods Not Guns
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Mi Familia Vota
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Million Mom March
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
MomsRising
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
MoveOn.org
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Education Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Medical Council on Gun Violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Network of Public Health Institutes
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
National Physicians Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Physicians for Prevention of Gun Violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
progressnow
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Protest Easy Guns
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Rabbis Against Gun Violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
states united to prevent gun violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
U.S. Conference of Mayors
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
UltraViolet
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Violence Policy Center
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Voices for Progress
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Women Against Gun Violence
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
Women's Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2016, June 20). Group Letter to US Senate in Support of the Murphy Amendment to S. 2837. Retrieved July 14, 2016, from American College of Physicians.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Rifle Association
National Rifle Association (2016, May 20). Sen. Schumer Introduces Gun Control Bill After Brady Campaign Tantrum. Retrieved May 23, 2016, from National Rifle Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$116,200$14,750
Kelly AyotteRNH$228,802$93,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,942,250$0
John BarrassoRWY$203,733$35,499
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,257,472$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$470,071$0
Roy BluntRMO$343,180$48,255
Cory A. BookerDNJ$809,205$0
John BoozmanRAR$91,550$15,785
Barbara BoxerDCA$37,347$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,740,059$0
Richard BurrRNC$191,575$47,450
Maria CantwellDWA$406,921$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$173,050$16,950
Ben CardinDMD$302,033$0
Tom CarperDDE$67,050$0
Bob CaseyDPA$420,817$0
Bill CassidyRLA$612,964$56,353
Daniel CoatsRIN$8,600$3,100
William Thad CochranRMS$54,600$30,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$130,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$323,678$0
Bob CorkerRTN$313,850$10,170
John CornynRTX$441,457$91,075
Tom CottonRAR$216,005$62,114
Mike CrapoRID$71,967$17,850
Ted CruzRTX$313,257$105,164
Steve DainesRMT$41,460$71,680
Joe DonnellyDIN$283,991$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$521,172$0
Mike EnziRWY$46,400$11,300
Joni ErnstRIA$27,450$28,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$434,947$0
Deb FischerRNE$74,285$32,100
Jeff FlakeRAZ$69,900$31,500
Al FrankenDMN$950,569$0
Cory GardnerRCO$96,589$82,391
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,289,918$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$286,658$34,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$149,010$52,810
Orrin G. HatchRUT$203,333$9,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$410,547$4,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$548,630$8,000
Dean HellerRNV$136,295$55,033
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,144$0
John HoevenRND$28,543$27,900
Jim InhofeROK$39,100$45,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$119,150$37,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$143,605$117,464
Tim KaineDVA$1,483,515$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$139,249$0
Mark KirkRIL$172,135$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$512,138$0
James LankfordROK$132,661$49,425
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$262,875$0
Mike LeeRUT$59,683$30,625
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$134,625$15,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$768,988$0
John McCainRAZ$143,788$35,860
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,166,133$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$632,175$76,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$735,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$343,953$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,550$0
Jerry MoranRKS$56,500$31,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$65,725$25,458
Chris MurphyDCT$670,342$0
Patty MurrayDWA$946,053$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$958,399$0
Rand PaulRKY$218,074$113,716
David PerdueRGA$114,690$17,150
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,176,274$0
Rob PortmanROH$217,128$63,861
John "Jack" ReedDRI$174,643$0
Harry ReidDNV$176,053$0
Jim RischRID$16,350$23,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,064$43,850
Mike RoundsRSD$87,654$17,100
Marco RubioRFL$227,006$113,915
Bernie SandersIVT$452,294$0
Ben SasseRNE$88,197$23,007
Brian SchatzDHI$398,521$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$804,524$0
Tim ScottRSC$209,707$37,800
Jeff SessionsRAL$23,800$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,339,105$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,000$24,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$788,363$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$103,245$12,136
Jon TesterDMT$869,736$2,500
John ThuneRSD$99,621$51,310
Thom TillisRNC$189,677$28,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$322,249$79,453
Tom UdallDNM$351,895$0
David VitterRLA$47,850$11,450
Mark R. WarnerDVA$287,164$5,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,597,488$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$314,798$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$32,050$12,950
Ron WydenDOR$338,060$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$116,200$14,750
Kelly AyotteRNH$228,802$93,242
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,942,250$0
John BarrassoRWY$203,733$35,499
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,257,472$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$470,071$0
Roy BluntRMO$343,180$48,255
Cory A. BookerDNJ$809,205$0
John BoozmanRAR$91,550$15,785
Barbara BoxerDCA$37,347$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,740,059$0
Richard BurrRNC$191,575$47,450
Maria CantwellDWA$406,921$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$173,050$16,950
Ben CardinDMD$302,033$0
Tom CarperDDE$67,050$0
Bob CaseyDPA$420,817$0
Bill CassidyRLA$612,964$56,353
Daniel CoatsRIN$8,600$3,100
William Thad CochranRMS$54,600$30,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$130,900$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$323,678$0
Bob CorkerRTN$313,850$10,170
John CornynRTX$441,457$91,075
Tom CottonRAR$216,005$62,114
Mike CrapoRID$71,967$17,850
Ted CruzRTX$313,257$105,164
Steve DainesRMT$41,460$71,680
Joe DonnellyDIN$283,991$4,500
Dick DurbinDIL$521,172$0
Mike EnziRWY$46,400$11,300
Joni ErnstRIA$27,450$28,500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$434,947$0
Deb FischerRNE$74,285$32,100
Jeff FlakeRAZ$69,900$31,500
Al FrankenDMN$950,569$0
Cory GardnerRCO$96,589$82,391
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,289,918$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$286,658$34,100
Chuck GrassleyRIA$149,010$52,810
Orrin G. HatchRUT$203,333$9,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$410,547$4,250
Heidi HeitkampDND$548,630$8,000
Dean HellerRNV$136,295$55,033
Mazie K. HironoDHI$770,144$0
John HoevenRND$28,543$27,900
Jim InhofeROK$39,100$45,150
Johnny IsaksonRGA$119,150$37,600
Ron JohnsonRWI$143,605$117,464
Tim KaineDVA$1,483,515$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$139,249$0
Mark KirkRIL$172,135$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$512,138$0
James LankfordROK$132,661$49,425
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$262,875$0
Mike LeeRUT$59,683$30,625
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$134,625$15,750
Ed MarkeyDMA$768,988$0
John McCainRAZ$143,788$35,860
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,166,133$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$632,175$76,050
Bob MenéndezDNJ$735,700$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$343,953$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,550$0
Jerry MoranRKS$56,500$31,650
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$65,725$25,458
Chris MurphyDCT$670,342$0
Patty MurrayDWA$946,053$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$958,399$0
Rand PaulRKY$218,074$113,716
David PerdueRGA$114,690$17,150
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,176,274$0
Rob PortmanROH$217,128$63,861
John "Jack" ReedDRI$174,643$0
Harry ReidDNV$176,053$0
Jim RischRID$16,350$23,700
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,064$43,850
Mike RoundsRSD$87,654$17,100
Marco RubioRFL$227,006$113,915
Bernie SandersIVT$452,294$0
Ben SasseRNE$88,197$23,007
Brian SchatzDHI$398,521$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$804,524$0
Tim ScottRSC$209,707$37,800
Jeff SessionsRAL$23,800$2,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,339,105$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,000$24,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$788,363$2,000
Dan SullivanRAK$103,245$12,136
Jon TesterDMT$869,736$2,500
John ThuneRSD$99,621$51,310
Thom TillisRNC$189,677$28,700
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$322,249$79,453
Tom UdallDNM$351,895$0
David VitterRLA$47,850$11,450
Mark R. WarnerDVA$287,164$5,250
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,597,488$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$314,798$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$32,050$12,950
Ron WydenDOR$338,060$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$9,118,059
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Trial lawyers & law firms$6,396,942
Motion Picture production & distribution$3,468,632
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Health care institutions$1,193,346
Teachers unions$910,780
Defense policy, doves$629,894
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
Health professionals$50,871
Anti-Guns$50,852

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Pro-Guns$2,252,451
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