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51 total bills, 16 anti-gun bills,
17 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Iowa Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session

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note: Iowa carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an anti-gun bill

HF70

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 104.

Last Action Date: January 23, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF73

Title: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 105.

Last Action Date: January 23, 2017

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HSB127

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions.

Last Action: Committee report, recommending passage. H.J. 485.

Last Action Date: February 28, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HSB133

Title: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Committee report, recommending amendment and passage. H.J. 506.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HSB136

Title: A bill for an act providing for an individual income tax credit for the purchase of a gun safe under certain conditions and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act providing for an individual income tax credit for the purchase of a gun safe under certain conditions and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions.

Last Action: Committee report, recommending passage. H.J. 472.

Last Action Date: February 27, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF145

Title: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 151.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2017

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HF147

Title: A bill for an act relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 152.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF157

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 163.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HF162

Title: A bill for an act relating to the carrying, transportation, or possession of a firearm or ammunition in a motor vehicle at a place of employment.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the carrying, transportation, or possession of a firearm or ammunition in a motor vehicle at a place of employment.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 164.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF397

Title: A bill for an act relating to firearms, by prohibiting certain persons from possessing, receiving, or transporting firearms, requiring the reporting of the loss or theft of a firearm to a local law enforcement agency, and providing penalties and remedies.

Description: A bill for an act relating to firearms, by prohibiting certain persons from possessing, receiving, or transporting firearms, requiring the reporting of the loss or theft of a firearm to a local law enforcement agency, and providing penalties and remedies.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 423.

Last Action Date: February 21, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HF398

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 432.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HF517

Title: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Description: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 133.) Effective 7-1-17, with exception of sections 28, 29, Division VI and section 51 effective 4-13-17.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 1009.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

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HF540

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 127.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 127.)

Last Action: Withdrawn. H.J. 754.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HSB543

Title: A bill for an act relating to the definition of dangerous weapons to include simulated firearms.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the definition of dangerous weapons to include simulated firearms.

Last Action: Subcommittee Meeting: 01/25/2018 9:30AM House Lounge

Last Action Date: January 23, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF611

Title: A bill for an act relating to firearm violence protective orders and making penalties applicable.

Description: A bill for an act relating to firearm violence protective orders and making penalties applicable.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 771.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HJR2009

Title: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms. (Formerly HJR 13.) Sent to Secretary of State 3-27-18.

Description: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms. (Formerly HJR 13.) Sent to Secretary of State 3-27-18.

Last Action: Reported correctly enrolled, signed and sent to Secretary of State. H.J. 690.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2075

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 133.

Last Action Date: January 23, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2144

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 167.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2145

Title: A bill for an act relating to the issuance, denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit to carry weapons.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the issuance, denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit to carry weapons.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 167.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2179

Title: A bill for an act relating to a lost or stolen firearm, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act relating to a lost or stolen firearm, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 186.

Last Action Date: February 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2180

Title: A bill for an act relating to the creation of an extreme risk protective order against a person in possession of a firearm who presents a significant danger to the person’s self or others, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the creation of an extreme risk protective order against a person in possession of a firearm who presents a significant danger to the person’s self or others, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 186.

Last Action Date: February 1, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HF2181

Title: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the sale or transfer of firearms, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Judiciary. H.J. 186.

Last Action Date: February 1, 2018

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HF2245

Title: A bill for an act relating to maintaining dangerous weapons at a child care facility or when transporting a child receiving care from a child care facility, and providing penalties.

Description: A bill for an act relating to maintaining dangerous weapons at a child care facility or when transporting a child receiving care from a child care facility, and providing penalties.

Last Action: Introduced, referred to Human Resources. H.J. 208.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2018

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HF2266

Title: A bill for an act relating to the restoration of the rights of citizenship, and providing for a contingent effective date. (See HF 2429.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to the restoration of the rights of citizenship, and providing for a contingent effective date. (See HF 2429.)

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: February 12, 2018

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HF2273

Title: A bill for an act relating to the classification or definition of firearms. (See HF 2403.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to the classification or definition of firearms. (See HF 2403.)

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.

Last Action Date: February 13, 2018

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HF2348

Title: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections. (Formerly HSB 621.) Effective 7-1-18.

Description: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections. (Formerly HSB 621.) Effective 7-1-18.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. H.J. 700.

Last Action Date: March 28, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SF88

Title: A bill for an act relating to the use of a simulated firearm or simulated explosive when committing a robbery, the criminal offense of intimidation, or other crimes, and providing penalties. (See SF 414.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to the use of a simulated firearm or simulated explosive when committing a robbery, the criminal offense of intimidation, or other crimes, and providing penalties. (See SF 414.)

Last Action: Fiscal note.

Last Action Date: February 21, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF108

Title: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons including eliminating prohibitions on possessing certain weapons.

Description: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons including eliminating prohibitions on possessing certain weapons.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Schultz, Boulton, and Garrett. S.J. 124.

Last Action Date: January 24, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF145

Title: A bill for an act eliminating the requirement of an annual permit to acquire a pistol or revolver.

Description: A bill for an act eliminating the requirement of an annual permit to acquire a pistol or revolver.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Shipley, Petersen, and Sinclair. S.J. 146.

Last Action Date: January 26, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF146

Title: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm on school grounds.

Description: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm on school grounds.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Edler, Petersen, and Schneider. S.J. 146.

Last Action Date: January 26, 2017

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SF188

Title: A bill for an act relating to the possession of pistols and revolvers by persons under fourteen years of age.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the possession of pistols and revolvers by persons under fourteen years of age.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Edler, Bisignano, and Sinclair. S.J. 226.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2017

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SF227

Title: A bill for an act relating to operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a firearm. (See SF 296; SF 2231.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a firearm. (See SF 296; SF 2231.)

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF254

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting certain licensed health care professionals from inquiring about a patient’s or client’s ownership or possession of firearms and making penalties applicable.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting certain licensed health care professionals from inquiring about a patient’s or client’s ownership or possession of firearms and making penalties applicable.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Chapman, Bolkcom, and Chelgren. S.J. 371.

Last Action Date: February 21, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SF256

Title: A bill for an act prohibiting a governing board of a public college or university from adopting or enforcing any policy or rule that prohibits a person with a valid permit to carry weapons from carrying, transporting, or possessing a dangerous weapon in the buildings or on the grounds of such a college or university, and including civil penalties.

Description: A bill for an act prohibiting a governing board of a public college or university from adopting or enforcing any policy or rule that prohibits a person with a valid permit to carry weapons from carrying, transporting, or possessing a dangerous weapon in the buildings or on the grounds of such a college or university, and including civil penalties.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Garrett, Edler, and Petersen. S.J. 359.

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

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SF296

Title: A bill for an act relating to operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a firearm. (Formerly SF 227; See SF 2231.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a firearm. (Formerly SF 227; See SF 2231.)

Last Action: Subcommittee: Brown, Bisignano, and Kraayenbrink. S.J. 108.

Last Action Date: January 16, 2018

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SF405

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly SSB 1132.) Various effective dates; see section 169 of bill.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 952.

Last Action Date: April 7, 2017

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SSB1132

Title: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions.

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: February 27, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SSB1175

Title: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to offensive and dangerous weapons, and the justifiable use of reasonable and deadly force, including carrying, possessing, transferring, and acquiring weapons, the purchase and regulation of such weapons, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Dawson, Zaun, and Bisignano.

Last Action Date: February 28, 2017

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SJR2004

Title: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the composition of the militia and the rights of militia members.

Description: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the composition of the militia and the rights of militia members.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Schultz, Edler, and Taylor. S.J. 239.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2044

Title: A bill for an act relating to firearm prohibitions in county courthouses by the supreme court or judicial branch.

Description: A bill for an act relating to firearm prohibitions in county courthouses by the supreme court or judicial branch.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Schultz, Dawson, and Kinney. S.J. 128.

Last Action Date: January 18, 2018

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SF2051

Title: A bill for an act relating to peace officers, reserve peace officers, and federal officers going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm on school grounds. (Formerly SF 2010.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to peace officers, reserve peace officers, and federal officers going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm on school grounds. (Formerly SF 2010.)

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary. S.J. 692.

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

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SF2052

Title: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm in a county courthouse.

Description: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm in a county courthouse.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Schultz, Edler, and Kinney. S.J. 128.

Last Action Date: January 18, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2086

Title: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm when transporting a student to and from school. (See SF 2239.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm when transporting a student to and from school. (See SF 2239.)

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2104

Title: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm in a county courthouse, and including effective date provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm in a county courthouse, and including effective date provisions.

Last Action: Subcommittee: Sinclair, Edler, and Taylor. S.J. 156.

Last Action Date: January 24, 2018

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SF2106

Title: A bill for an act relating to carrying and possessing weapons and acquiring pistols and revolvers, including penalties and applicability provisions.

Description: A bill for an act relating to carrying and possessing weapons and acquiring pistols and revolvers, including penalties and applicability provisions.

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2231

Title: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons and operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a loaded firearm. (Formerly SF 227 and SF 296.) Effective 7-1-18.

Description: A bill for an act relating to carrying weapons and operating or riding a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle while carrying a loaded firearm. (Formerly SF 227 and SF 296.) Effective 7-1-18.

Last Action: Signed by Governor. S.J. 859.

Last Action Date: April 2, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SF2239

Title: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm when transporting a person to or from school or delivering an item to the school. (Formerly SF 2086.)

Description: A bill for an act relating to going armed with, carrying, or transporting a firearm when transporting a person to or from school or delivering an item to the school. (Formerly SF 2086.)

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary. S.J. 692.

Last Action Date: March 15, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SSB3006

Title: A bill for an act relating to the definition of dangerous weapons to include simulated firearms.

Description: A bill for an act relating to the definition of dangerous weapons to include simulated firearms.

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: January 17, 2018

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SSB3081

Title: A bill for an act relating to retaining forfeited or abandoned ammunition and firearms by a local law enforcement agency.

Description: A bill for an act relating to retaining forfeited or abandoned ammunition and firearms by a local law enforcement agency.

Last Action: Subcommittee Meeting: 02/01/2018 11:30AM RM 319.4 (Crow's Nest)

Last Action Date: January 30, 2018

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SSB3101

Title: A bill for an act excluding certain portable devices or weapons that direct an electric current from the definition of a dangerous weapon.

Description: A bill for an act excluding certain portable devices or weapons that direct an electric current from the definition of a dangerous weapon.

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2018

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SSB3141

Title: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections.

Description: A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections.

Last Action: Subcommittee recommends passage.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2018

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