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82 total bills, 54 anti-gun bills,
20 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation

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HB1004

Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2021

Description: Establishes requirements for gun purchasers and gun owners to be covered by a qualified liability insurance policy. A qualified liability insurance policy, with respect to a firearm purchaser, is a policy that covers losses resulting from use of the firearm while it is owned by the purchaser. A person who fails to comply with the requirements is subject to a criminal fine of up to $10,000.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1005

Title: NICS Review Act of 2021

Description: Revises the amount of time that the national instant criminal background check system retains certain information about an approved firearm transaction. Currently, identifying information about an approved firearm purchaser must be destroyed within 24 hours. requires identifying information about an approved firearm purchaser to be retained for at least 90 days before it can be destroyed.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1006

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2021

Description: To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1007

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2021

Description: To prevent gun trafficking.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1008

Title: Handgun Trigger Safety Act of 2021

Description: To provide for the development and use of technology for personalized handguns, to require that all handguns manufactured or sold in, or imported into, the United States incorporate such technology, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1013

Title: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to provide that a member of the Armed Forces and the spouse of that member shall have the same rights regarding the receipt of firearms at the location of any duty station of the member.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1027

Title: Safe Bases Act

Description: Provides statutory authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow a service member to carry a concealed firearm while on any military installation. DOD must establish a single authority within the department to issue permits for this purpose. To be eligible for a permit, the service member must be on active duty and must not be prohibited under federal law from purchasing, owning, or possessing a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

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HB1105

Title: Mandatory Minimum Sentence Reform Act

Description: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1132

Title: Gun Owner Privacy Act

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to protect the rights of citizens under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1207

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2021

Description: To require face-to-face purchases of ammunition, to require licensing of ammunition dealers, and to require reporting regarding bulk purchases of ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB121

Title: Gun Violence Reduction Resources Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to hire 200 additional agents and investigators for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1217

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 23, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB125

Title: Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for a 7-day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or a large capacity ammunition magazine may be transferred.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB127

Title: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Description: Establishes a process for the licensing and registration of firearms. It also prohibits the possession of certain ammunition and large capacity ammunition feeding devices. First, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives must establish (1) a licensing system for the possession of firearms or ammunition, and (2) a registration system for firearms. In addition, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must establish and maintain a publicly available database of all registered firearms. Next, the bill creates licensing requirements for the possession of a firearm and ammunition. DOJ shall issue such a license if the individual is 21 years of age or older, undergoes a criminal background check and psychological evaluation, completes a certified training course, and has an insurance policy. It also outlines the circumstances under which DOJ must deny a license (e.g., the individual was hospitalized with a mental illness). It also establishes additional requirements for an antique firearm display license and a military-style weapons license. The bill generally prohibits and penalizes the possession of a firearm or ammunition unless the individual complies with licensing and registration requirements. Further, it prohibits the transfer of a firearm or ammunition to an unlicensed person. Finally, it generally prohibits and penalizes (1) the possession of ammunition that is 0.50 caliber or greater, and (2) the possession of a large capacity ammunition feed device.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB130

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Description: To require the safe storage of firearms and ammunition, and to require the investigation of reports of improper storage of firearms or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB135

Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021

Description: To require the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed after it is discovered that a firearm transfer has been made to a transferee who is ineligible to receive a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB137

Title: Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to (1) increase access to mental health care treatment and services, and (2) promote reporting of mental health information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1441

Title: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2021

Description: To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to implement statutes, rules, policies, or procedures to authorize courts to issue relinquishment orders with respect to individuals charged with or convicted of a crime of domestic violence, or subject to a domestic violence protective order, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 26, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1446

Title: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: (Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a minimum of 10 business days, that a federal firearms licensee must wait to receive a completed background check prior to transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person. (This type of transaction is often referred to as a default proceed transaction.) If a submitted background check remains incomplete after 10 business days, then the prospective purchaser may submit a petition for a final firearms eligibility determination. If an additional 10 days elapse without a final determination, then the federal firearms licensee may transfer the firearm to the prospective purchaser. (Sec. 3) The Government Accountability Office must report on the extent to which the changes have prevented firearms transfers to prohibited persons. (Sec. 4) The Federal Bureau of Investigation must report on the number of petitions it receives for final federal firearms determinations. (Sec. 5) The Department of Justice, in consultation with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, must report on further amendments to the background check process that would likely reduce the risk of death or great bodily harm to victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse, dating partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Last Action: Received in the Senate.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1454

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1477

Title: To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.

Description: To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

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HB1567

Title: To allow certain qualified law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm to protect children in a school zone.

Description: To allow certain qualified law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm to protect children in a school zone.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 3, 2021

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HB1604

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1620

Title: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021

Description: To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

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HB1642

Title: To direct the Attorney General to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of Federal firearms offenses, and for other purposes.

Description: To direct the Attorney General to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of Federal firearms offenses, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB167

Title: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.

Description: Makes it unlawful for a person who is not a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm at a gun show. The prohibition does not apply to a transfer to a licensed manufacturer, importer, dealer, or collector. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term, or both.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HB1680

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 9, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1752

Title: To provide for a 3-day waiting period before a person may receive a handgun, with exceptions.

Description: To provide for a 3-day waiting period before a person may receive a handgun, with exceptions.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1758

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1769

Title: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Description: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1782

Title: To amend the National Firearms Act to require that local chief law enforcement officers be notified of, and provided a 90-day period to deny, firearm transfers.

Description: To amend the National Firearms Act to require that local chief law enforcement officers be notified of, and provided a 90-day period to deny, firearm transfers.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

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HB1787

Title: To prevent unnecessary delay in firearms transfers from licensed firearms dealers to unlicensed persons.

Description: To prevent unnecessary delay in firearms transfers from licensed firearms dealers to unlicensed persons.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1827

Title: To prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.

Description: To prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1858

Title: To encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

Description: To encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1906

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1923

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB194

Title: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

Description: Requires the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Justice to report to Congress on the number of (1) firearm transfer denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation; (2) prosecutions resulting from such investigations; and (3) firearms recovered by the ATF in cases in which a denial was issued by the system after a firearm was transferred.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HB1952

Title: To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive identification ability into all firearms sold in the United States, and to require the reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Description: To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive identification ability into all firearms sold in the United States, and to require the reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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HB1961

Title: To provide procedures for appealing certain Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives rulings or determinations, and for other purposes.

Description: To provide procedures for appealing certain Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives rulings or determinations, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB225

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2280

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2282

Title: To repeal certain impediments to the administration of the firearms laws.

Description: To repeal certain impediments to the administration of the firearms laws.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2426

Title: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to a person whose State license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm has been revoked, or a person who has been ordered by a State court to surrender all firearms.

Description: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to a person whose State license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm has been revoked, or a person who has been ordered by a State court to surrender all firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2427

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the transfer tax on certain firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the transfer tax on certain firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

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HB30

Title: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Description: To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB355

Title: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Description: Requires the national instant criminal background check system to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and relevant state and local law enforcement agencies when the system indicates that a prospective firearm transferee is illegally or unlawfully in the United States.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the carry or possession of concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, an individual who is eligible to carry a concealed firearm in one state may carry or possess a concealed handgun (other than a machine gun or destructive device) in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. It sets forth requirements for the lawful concealed carry across state lines. The bill preempts most state and local laws related to concealed carry and establishes a private right of action for a person adversely affected by interference with a concealed-carry right established by this bill.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB405

Title: LEAD Act of 2021 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2021

Description: Directs the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Interior shall establish and annually update a list of nonlead ammunition. The prohibition shall not apply to (1) a government official or agent who is carrying out a statutory duty unrelated to the management of wildlife; (2) a state, local, tribal, or federal law enforcement officer, or the agent of such an officer, who is carrying out a statutory duty; or (3) an active member of the U.S. military who is carrying out official duties. A person that knowingly violates the prohibition may be assessed a civil penalty by Interior of (1) no more than $500 for the first violation, and (2) no less than $1,000 or more than $5,000 for a second or subsequent violation.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB545

Title: No Congressional Gun Loophole Act

Description: Prohibits the Capitol Police Board from allowing Members of Congress or their staff to carry firearms on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol or in its buildings. Members and their staff may store firearms in their cars in Capitol complex garages if their possession complies with the firearms laws of the District of Columbia and the firearms are locked with gun locks while on the complex. Current board regulations allow Members of Congress to keep firearms in their offices; the regulations also allow Members and their staff to transport unloaded and securely wrapped firearms within the Capitol grounds. Firearms are prohibited inside the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in adjacent lobbies and cloakrooms, the galleries, the Marble Room of the Senate, and the Rayburn Room of the House, unless approved by the Sergeants at Arms for security purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB645

Title: School Security Enhancement Act

Description: Allows local educational agencies to use specified portions of Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants for planning and designing school buildings and facilities, installing infrastructure, and implementing other measures to strengthen security on school premises. Further, the bill prohibits the use of these grant funds for the provision of a firearm or training in the use of a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: February 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB647

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: To prohibit a Federal firearms licensee from transferring a long gun to a person who the licensee knows or has reasonable cause to believe does not reside in (or if the person is a corporation or other business entity, does not maintain a place of business in) the State in which the licensee's place of business is located.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB748

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB8

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check. The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers or exchanges, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

Last Action: Received in the Senate.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB825

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB880

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2021

Description: Allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB881

Title: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

Description: Requires the Surgeon General to report annually to Congress on the public health effects of gun violence and the status of actions taken to address those effects.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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HB882

Title: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB933

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Description: Removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act. The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles. The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB95

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definitions of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB988

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2021

Description: Requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to allow an individual to possess a firearm at a USACE water resources development project as long as the individual's possession of the firearm is in compliance with federal and state law.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB993

Title: Second Amendment Preservation Act

Description: To remove Federal funding from enforcing gun control.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HR188

Title: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 842) to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1446) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee; and for other purposes.

Description: Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 842) to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1446) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

Last Action: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HR226

Title: Recognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.

Description: Recognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB183

Title: Terror Intelligence Improvement Act of 2021

Description: A bill to provide appropriate information to Federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies, pursuant to investigating terrorism, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 2, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB190

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 3, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB281

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB292

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a new grant program to help states and Indian tribes implement extreme risk protection order laws. Extreme risk protection order laws, or red flag laws, generally allow certain individuals (e.g., law enforcement officers or family members) to petition a court for a temporary order that prohibits an at-risk individual from purchasing and possessing firearms. The bill also expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, it adds a new category of prohibited persons: persons who are subject to an extreme risk protection order.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB45

Title: School Security Enhancement Act

Description: Allows local educational agencies to use specified portions of Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants for planning and designing school buildings and facilities, installing infrastructure, and implementing other measures to strengthen security on school premises. Further, the bill prohibits the use of these grant funds for the provision of a firearm or training in the use of a firearm.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: January 26, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB525

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

Description: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB527

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2021

Description: A bill to protect victims of stalking from gun violence.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB529

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Description: A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB556

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2021

Description: A bill to establish a Federal Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 3, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB591

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2021

Description: A bill to prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB675

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2021

Description: A bill to provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB702

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB720

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Description: A bill to encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB736

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2021

Description: A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB763

Title: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB770

Title: A bill to authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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SB788

Title: Firearms Safety Act

Description: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a nonrefundable tax credit for the purchase of gun safes and gun safety courses.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB803

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Description: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021

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SB974

Title: A bill to repeal certain impediments to the administration of firearms laws.

Description: A bill to repeal certain impediments to the administration of firearms laws.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2021

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