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228 total bills, 152 anti-gun bills,
50 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation

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HB1072

Title: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Description: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from establishing a regulation, prohibition, or registration or licensing requirement with respect to a rifle or shotgun that is more restrictive (or that imposes a greater penalty) than federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB110

Title: 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 the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

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 the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty. This bill modifies federal criminal penalties. Specifically, it excludes from certain minimum sentencing requirements a federal employee outside the United States who is required to carry a firearm while on duty and who, while on duty, uses, carries, or possesses the a firearm in a crime of violence.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1112

Title: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

Description: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 This bill revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Additionally, the bill modifies statutory references with respect to a particular category of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm). Specifically, it replaces references to persons "adjudicated as a mental defective" with persons "adjudicated with mental illness, severe developmental disability, or severe emotional instability."

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1114

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: 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. This bill requires the Surgeon General to report annually to Congress on the public health effects of gun violence, as well as on the status of actions taken to address such effects.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1115

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Safety Act of 2019 This bill 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 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1116

Title: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act

Description: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act This bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, it adds the following new categories of prohibited persons: persons convicted of a crime of violence in the most recent 10-year period; persons under age 25 who have been adjudicated as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence if committed by an adult; persons convicted, during a consecutive 3-year period in the most recent 10-year period, of two separate offenses involving drug or alcohol possession or distribution; and persons convicted of stalking.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1134

Title: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019

Description: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the President from removing various items from the U.S. Munitions List, which lists weapons and related equipment that are subject to export controls. Items that the President may not remove from the list include combat shotguns, silencers, flame throwers, electric armor, and various types of ammunition and weapons components.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

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HB1156

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: LEOSA Reform Act

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB1186

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

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HB121

Title: Fresh Start Act of 2019

Description: Fresh Start Act of 2019 This bill establishes a process to expunge records related to certain nonviolent criminal offenses. It defines the nonviolent offenses eligible for expungement; it establishes qualifications for an eligible offender; and it sets forth procedures for filing an expungement petition. The bill increases by 5% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for a state that implements expungement procedures substantially similar to this bill. It decreases by 5% the JAG allocation for a state that fails to enact substantially similar expungement procedures.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1222

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill allows a state to use federal funds to cover a higher percentage of the costs for the construction and expansion of public target ranges. Specifically, a state may use specified federal grant funds to pay up to 90% of such costs (rather than 75%, as under current law). Additionally, amounts provided for these purposes shall remain available for five fiscal years (rather than two, as under current law).

Last Action: Became Public Law No: 116-17. (TXT | PDF)

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1236

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1262

Title: 21 to Buy Act

Description: 21 to Buy Act This bill generally prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a shotgun or rifle to an individual who is under 21 years of age.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1263

Title: National Firearms Amendments Act of 2019

Description: National Firearms Amendments Act of 2019 This bill includes within the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act a semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept a detachable ammunition feeding device.

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

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HB1266

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Description: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act This bill broadens the definition of "firearm" for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed and intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assembled.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB1279

Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019

Description: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to make grants to states, local governments, or gun dealers to conduct gun buyback programs. The BJA may distribute smart prepaid cards for use by a state, local government, or gun dealer to compensate individuals who dispose of firearms. Additionally, the bill establishes a new criminal offense for using or accepting a smart prepaid card in the acquisition or transfer of a firearm or ammunition. A violator is subject to a fine, up to two years in prison, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1287

Title: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2019

Description: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for state and local governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domestic violence protective order. Additionally, the bill sets forth the following requirements: the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) must report to Congress on best practices for implementing such procedures, the NIJ must contract with nongovernmental entities to study the comparative effectiveness of such procedures, and DOJ must submit federal legislative recommendations in accordance with the best practices.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB1296

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Description: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also exempts from the prohibition the following, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture. The bill requires law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW. It also allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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HB1297

Title: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

Description: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019 This bill includes armor-piercing, concealable weapons in the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act.

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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HB1324

Title: FAST NICS Act FBI Access to Speedy Technology NICS Act

Description: FAST NICS Act FBI Access to Speedy Technology NICS Act This bill modifies requirements governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it requires the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1339

Title: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB1397

Title: Notify ICE Act

Description: Notify ICE Act

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB1412

Title: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Description: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act This bill 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 Immigration and Citizenship.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB1454

Title: COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

Description: COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB1501

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Police Officers Protecting Children Act This bill specifies that certain retired and off-duty law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms are not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in a school zone.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB1531

Title: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2019

Description: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB155

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection Act This bill 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 definition 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: January 3, 2019

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HB157

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

Description: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill repeals provisions of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act that prohibit civil actions or administrative proceedings against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or trade associations for harms resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB1585

Title: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Description: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill modifies and reauthorizes through FY2024 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. Among other things, the bill also authorizes new programs, makes changes to federal firearms laws, and establishes new protections to promote housing stability and economic security for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.

Last Action Date: April 10, 2019

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 licensed dealer.

Description: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a licensed dealer. This bill 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: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1670

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019 This bill makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1671

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1705

Title: Jaime's Law

Description: Jaime's Law

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1726

Title: Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 This bill modifies federal bankruptcy law to allow an individual debtor to exempt from their bankruptcy estate one or more firearms up to a total maximum value of $3,000. The bill also specifies that such firearms are household goods that are not subject to liens in bankruptcy.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

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HB1745

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB175

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. This bill revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition.An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1761

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB1817

Title: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Description: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB2071

Title: Second Amendment Protection Act

Description: Second Amendment Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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HB2179

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

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HB2251

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

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2303

Title: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act

Description: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act This bill establishes national standards for gun offender registration and notification.

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2319

Title: 21st Century NICS Act

Description: 21st Century NICS Act This bill modifies provisions governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it permits the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2364

Title: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act

Description: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act This bill requires specified issuers of securities to annually disclose any substantial financial relationship with a manufacturer or dealer of firearms or ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

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HB2383

Title: Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act

Description: Secure Communities and Safe Schools Act This bill prohibits the expenditure of funds under the Urban Area Security Initiative or the State Homeland Security Grant Program (i.e., programs that provide grants to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism) for the purchase of firearms or firearms accessories, such as ammunition, including for use by teachers.

Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 66.

Last Action Date: May 30, 2019

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HB2443

Title: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

Description: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act This bill removes certain restrictions on interstate firearms transactions. Among other things, the bill does the following: permits a licensed firearms dealer to sell firearms at an out-of-state gun show, subject to compliance with state laws; and specifies the particular states in which a member of the Armed Forces, or his or her spouse, is a resident for purposes of federal firearms laws.

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2585

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

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HB2621

Title: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to annually disseminate a terrorism threat assessment regarding ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers) .

Last Action: Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Homeland Security, H. Rept. 116-88, Part II.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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HB2634

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2670

Title: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

Description: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2671

Title: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Description: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

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

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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HB2674

Title: Gun Theft Prevention Act

Description: Gun Theft Prevention Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2708

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

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HB2786

Title: Jake Laird Act of 2019

Description: Jake Laird Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states to implement laws that authorize a law enforcement officer to seize firearms from a person if there is probable cause to believe the person is dangerous.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2805

Title: POLICE Act of 2019 Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2019

Description: POLICE Act of 2019 Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2019 This bill modifies federal restrictions on the possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon in a federal facility. Specifically, it permits uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms and dangerous weapons in certain publicly accessible federal facilities.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB282

Title: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act

Description: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act This bill establishes new restrictions and requirements regarding the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it does the following: prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to the completion of a background check; generally prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD); requires a gun dealer to conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW; allows Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to be used to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program; requires a person who operates a gun show to meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; prohibits firearm sale or disposition to or receipt or possession by a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment, or accessory that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun.

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB2867

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Ethan's Law

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2959

Title: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

Description: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB3076

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3200

Title: Safe Students Act

Description: Safe Students Act This bill repeals provisions of federal criminal law that prohibit the possession or discharge of a firearm in a school zone.

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HB3214

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm. Additionally, the bill states that firearms trace data maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is not immune from legal process. Such data is subject to discovery; is admissible as evidence; and may be used, relied on, or disclosed in a civil action or administrative proceeding.

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HB3234

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Description: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HB3265

Title: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

Description: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HB3285

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act This bill authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB33

Title: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Description: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act This bill establishes stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition) to include persons who intend (1) to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to a prohibited person, (2) to sell or transfer a firearm to further a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, or (3) to unlawfully export. It increases the maximum prison term for the sale or transfer of a firearm to or the receipt or possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The bill revises the existing prohibition on transferring a firearm knowing that it will be used to commit a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. The bill also revises the existing prohibition on smuggling a firearm into the United States with the intent to unlawfully import or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. Finally, the bill makes it a crime to smuggle a firearm or ammunition out of the United States, or conspire or attempt to do so, with the intent to unlawfully export or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB3404

Title: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

Description: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019

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HB3420

Title: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act

Description: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act This bill directs each civilian or military federal law enforcement agency to prescribe requirements for the safe storage and locking of service firearms when they are not in use. It specifies minimum standards for safe storage and locking, directs agencies to report lost or stolen firearms, and requires agencies to provide training and written materials to law enforcement officers.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3435

Title: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Description: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act This bill authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states that allow local governments to impose firearms laws that are more restrictive than state firearms laws. A state that receives a grant must award subgrants to localities to help implement the more restrictive firearms laws.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3450

Title: 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.

Description: 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: June 24, 2019

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HB3454

Title: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act

Description: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3495

Title: Improve Well-Being for Veterans Act

Description: Improve Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the bill, eligible entities include tribally designated housing entities, community-based organizations, and other private entities that meet certain requirements. Entities must submit an application to receive financial assistance that includes a description of the services they propose to provide, among other elements. The bill requires the VA to equitably distribute grants across geographic regions and areas with the most need. Additionally, the VA shall give preference to entities that are experienced in providing suicide prevention services. Entities receiving funding must notify service recipients that funding is wholly or partially from the VA.

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.

Last Action Date: December 5, 2019

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HB3552

Title: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

Description: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3553

Title: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2019

Description: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: August 15, 2019

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HB3554

Title: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019

Description: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3569

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Description: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019 This bill authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements. A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following: an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3599

Title: Law Enforcement Needs to Know Act

Description: Law Enforcement Needs to Know Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3606

Title: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

Description: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3742

Title: Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019

Description: Recovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territories; or (3) wildlife conservation education and recreation projects. The Department of the Interior must use a portion of the funding for a grant program. The grants must be used for innovative recovery efforts for species of greatest conservation need, species listed as endangered or threatened species, or the habitats of such species.

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.

Last Action Date: December 5, 2019

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HB38

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019 This bill allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by any state or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence. Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB3826

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: July 18, 2019

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HB4062

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

Description: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires owners of certain firearms—handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device—to obtain a license, and establishes background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties.

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

Last Action Date: August 15, 2019

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HB4080

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Description: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4081

Title: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Description: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4082

Title: Santa Fe High School Victims Act

Description: Santa Fe High School Victims Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4116

Title: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

Description: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4177

Title: Gun Safety Board and Research Act of 2019

Description: Gun Safety Board and Research Act of 2019 This bill establishes a gun safety board in the Department of Health and Human Services. The board must (1) conduct original research about firearm violence reduction; (2) publish policy recommendations for and findings about the efficacy of federal, state, and local actions to reduce firearm violence in the Federal Register; and (3) establish a grant program to support original research on firearm violence reduction and education for the public about the effects of and ways to mitigate firearm violence.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: August 12, 2019

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HB4199

Title: Safer Communities Act of 2019

Description: Safer Communities Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4207

Title: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

Description: Justice for Victims of School Shootings Act

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4255

Title: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

Description: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4264

Title: Safe Homefront Act

Description: Safe Homefront Act

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4271

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: September 11, 2019

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HB4324

Title: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

Description: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019 This bill expands reporting requirements with respect to sales or dispositions of multiple firearms. Currently, a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a gun dealer) must report multiple sales of pistols or revolvers to the same person within five business days. This bill requires a federal firearms licensee to report multiple sales or dispositions of any firearms to the same person within five business days.

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

Last Action Date: October 2, 2019

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HB435

Title: National Gun Violence Research Act

Description: National Gun Violence Research Act This bill amends various provisions of law and sets forth new provisions to promote gun violence research. Among other things, the bill does the following: removes limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; permits funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be used for gun violence research; establishes the National Gun Violence Research Program to promote gun violence research; and authorizes various competitive grants to support research into the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of gun violence.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

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HB4490

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: 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.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4594

Title: Bumpstocks and Acceleration Devices Act

Description: Bumpstocks and Acceleration Devices Act

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4600

Title: Domestic Violence Records Reporting Improvement Act of 2019

Description: Domestic Violence Records Reporting Improvement Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4691

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Description: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

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HB4730

Title: Advancing Gun Safety Technology Act of 2019

Description: Advancing Gun Safety Technology Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the National Institute of Justice to establish a pilot program to make grants to small business concerns for the development of gun safety technology.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB4740

Title: TASER Access, Safety, and Effectiveness Review and Study Act TASERS Act

Description: TASER Access, Safety, and Effectiveness Review and Study Act TASERS Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: October 21, 2019

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HB4759

Title: WORKS Act Withdrawing from Overburdensome Reviews and Keeping us Safe Act

Description: WORKS Act Withdrawing from Overburdensome Reviews and Keeping us Safe Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highways and bridges, emergency and disaster relief, firearms, and environmental reviews. Among other things, the bill authorizes emergency relief funds to be used to pay for projects to improve the resiliency of federal-aid highways and bridges, including to improve drainage; provides grants for local communities to develop disaster preparedness and disaster response plans that include the use of bicycles; establishes a competitive grant program to provide assistance to local government entities for bollard installation projects designed to prevent pedestrian injuries and acts of terrorism in areas utilized by large numbers of pedestrians; requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm in an area of a water resources development project if it is not prohibited by law; and directs the Department of Transportation to complete expedited environmental reviews of tribal transportation safety projects.

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

Last Action Date: October 18, 2019

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HB4825

Title: Firearm Lockbox Protection Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Lockbox Protection Act of 2019 This bill allows the General Services Administration, upon request of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, to provide a secure firearms storage facility at the official duty station of each judge or justice for any lawfully possessed firearm by the judge or justice. Agencies that employ an administrative judge must provide a secure firearms facility at the principal duty station of that judge for any lawfully possessed firearm by the judge.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB4836

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Break the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB4872

Title: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act

Description: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act This bill imposes restrictions on the transfer of business inventory firearms by a firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer whose license is revoked or denied. An individual who violates the restrictions is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, prison term of up to one year (or five years if the violation was willful), or both.

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

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HB49

Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019

Description: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to report to Congress on the number of firearm transfers where (1) a licensed gun dealer submits a background check through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS fails to respond within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completes the transfer. The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB4926

Title: Prevent Family Fire Act of 2019

Description: Prevent Family Fire Act of 2019 This bill allows a new business-related tax credit for 10% of the amount of the first retail sale of a safe firearm storage device. The amount upon which the credit is based may not exceed $400. A "safe firearm storage device" is a device that (1) is designed and marketed to deny unauthorized access to, or rendering inoperable, a firearm or ammunition; and (2) is secured by a combination lock, key lock, or lock based on biometric information. This credit terminates after December 31, 2026.

Last Action: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8707)

Last Action Date: October 31, 2019

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HB4939

Title: STOP Straw Purchases Act

Description: STOP Straw Purchases Act

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

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HB4951

Title: School Security Enhancement Act

Description: School Security Enhancement Act This bill 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. The bill prohibits the use of 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: October 31, 2019

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HB511

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

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

Last Action Date: February 25, 2019

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HB5132

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act This bill directs the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to collect information from financial institutions and to develop an advisory regarding the reporting of suspicious transactions related to gun violence. Specifically, FinCEN must gather information and develop an advisory related to (1) the procurement of firearms and firearm accessories for the purpose of carrying out lone-wolf acts of terror, and (2) how the U.S. firearms market facilitates gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB5289

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2019

Description: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2019 This bill 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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB5301

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB5395

Title: Back the Blue Act of 2019

Description: Back the Blue Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB5507

Title: Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act

Description: Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

Last Action Date: January 28, 2020

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HB569

Title: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

Description: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 25, 2019

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HB5713

Title: Safe Bases Act

Description: Safe Bases Act

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

Last Action Date: January 29, 2020

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HB5716

Title: SAFER Voter Act Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act

Description: SAFER Voter Act Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act This bill reduces the minimum age—from 21 years to 18 years—at which an individual may obtain a handgun from a federally licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector.

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB5717

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020

Description: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020 This bill makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires individuals to obtain a license to purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition; raises the minimum age—from 18 years to 21 years—to purchase firearms and ammunition; establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial; creates a statutory process for a family or household member to petition a court for an extreme risk protection order to remove firearms from an individual who poses a risk of committing violence; restricts the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices; restricts the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, or receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; requires federally licensed gun dealers to submit and annually certify compliance with a security plan to detect and deter firearm theft; removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers; allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components; establishes a community violence intervention grant program; and promotes research on firearms safety and gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5836

Title: Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives Act

Description: Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives Act

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5849

Title: Illicit Arms Trafficking Security Enforcement Act

Description: Illicit Arms Trafficking Security Enforcement Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish a new unit—a Border Enforcement Security Task Force unit—to investigate transnational criminal organization arms smuggling across the international border between the United States and Mexico. The purposes of the new unit include, among other things, reducing arms smuggling from the United States to Mexico.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: February 11, 2020

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HB5866

Title: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

Description: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5875

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

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5917

Title: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

Description: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5935

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

Description: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5949

Title: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020

Description: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020 This bill modifies requirements governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it allows the NICS to retain records related to a firearms-related background check for as long as necessary to make a final determination of firearms eligibility. Additionally, it requires the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB6006

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020

Description: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.

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

Last Action Date: February 27, 2020

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HB606

Title: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

Description: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act This bill establishes additional requirements for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Specifically, the bill requires the ATF to make a video recording of its process for evaluating and testing an item to determine if it is a firearm or ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB6110

Title: Defective Firearms Protection Act

Description: Defective Firearms Protection Act This bill permits 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: March 5, 2020

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HB6126

Title: End the Normalized Delay of Suppressors Act of 2020

Description: End the Normalized Delay of Suppressors Act of 2020 This bill modifies procedural requirements related to the transfer of a silencer. Specifically, it permits the transfer of a silencer if 90 days have elapsed since the application to transfer the silencer was filed, and the application has not been denied. The bill also establishes reporting requirements on the timeliness of criminal background checks conducted with respect to certain prospective firearm transfers.

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 5, 2020

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HB6318

Title: Urban Progress Act of 2020

Description: Urban Progress Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Financial Services, Ways and Means, Small Business, Oversight and Reform, Agriculture, Rules, and 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: March 23, 2020

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HB6453

Title: To direct the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report the number of background checks conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System during the month of March 2019 and during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.

Description: To direct the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report the number of background checks conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System during the month of March 2019 and during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report comparative data on background checks conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System during the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and background checks conducted during the equivalent period of 2019.

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

Last Action Date: April 3, 2020

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HB6637

Title: Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2020

Description: Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Oversight and Reform, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, the Judiciary, the Budget, Veterans' Affairs, Natural Resources, Armed Services, and Homeland Security, 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 28, 2020

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HB664

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019 This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm at a Corps 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 Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

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HB674

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019 This bill 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 Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2019

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HB686

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019

Description: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, purchase, shipment, and transport of ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: requires an ammunition dealer to be licensed; requires ammunition sales to be conducted in person; and requires a licensed ammunition importer, manufacturer, or dealer to report on bulk sales of ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB687

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

Description: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019 This bill establishes a statutory framework for the licensing and registration of all handguns owned, possessed, or controlled in the United States.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB717

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: Raise the Age Act This bill establishes new restrictions on the sale or transfer of certain semiautomatic firearms to individuals under 21 years of age. Specifically, this bill makes it unlawful for a licensed gun dealer, importer, manufacturer, or collector to sell or deliver a semiautomatic center-fire rifle that has the capacity to accept more than five rounds to an individual who the licensee knows or has reasonable cause to believe is under age 21. The prohibition does not apply if the individual under age 21 is a full-time law enforcement officer or active-duty member of the Armed Forces. The bill also requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report on the operation of its public access line, including a description of information sharing protocols and recommendations for improving such protocols.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB719

Title: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

Description: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB743

Title: Securing Our Children Act of 2019

Description: Securing Our Children Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Presidential Commission on Securing Our Nation's Children. The commission must review and develop recommendations regarding the safety and security of children in the United States.

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

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

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HB744

Title: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019 This bill authorizes grants for states to implement extreme risk protection order laws (also known as red flag laws). An extreme risk protection order law permits a state court to issue an order that prohibits an individual from purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm. Additionally, persons subject to extreme risk protection orders constitute a new category of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition).

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB7468

Title: Stop Home Manufacture of Ghost Guns Act of 2020

Description: Stop Home Manufacture of Ghost Guns Act of 2020

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

Last Action Date: July 1, 2020

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HB7547

Title: LEAD Act of 2020 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2020

Description: LEAD Act of 2020 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Last Action Date: July 9, 2020

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HB7702

Title: To establish a grant program through the Department of Justice to incentivize States to establish point-of-contact systems for firearm sales subject to a background check, and for other purposes.

Description: To establish a grant program through the Department of Justice to incentivize States to establish point-of-contact systems for firearm sales subject to a background check, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 21, 2020

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HB7715

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: July 21, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB775

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act This bill modifies the treatment of silencers under federal statutes governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it removes silencers from the list of firearms subject to regulation (i.e., registration and licensing requirements) under the National Firearms Act (NFA). Additionally, it excludes a muffler or silencer from the list of firearms subject to regulation (e.g., background check requirements) under the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). Finally, the bill does the following: preempts state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers, specifies that a person who lawfully acquires or possesses a silencer under provisions of the GCA meets the registration and licensing requirements of the NFA, eliminates mandatory minimum prison terms for a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense in which a defendant uses or carries a firearm equipped with a silencer or muffler, and permits active and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed silencer.

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

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

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HB7930

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: August 4, 2020

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HB8

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

Description: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 This bill 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, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 29.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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HB820

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Description: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows. Specifically, the bill requires the following: a person who operates a gun show must meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); and a firearm transfer between private parties at a gun show must be facilitated by a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer in compliance with certain background check and recordkeeping requirements.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB821

Title: NICS Review Act of 2019

Description: NICS Review Act of 2019 This bill 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. This bill 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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB822

Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019 This bill 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 violates or fails to comply with the requirements is subject to a criminal fine of up to $10,000.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB869

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB930

Title: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019

Description: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements for incorporating passive identification capability into firearms sold in the United States. The term "passive identification capability" means technology that (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and (2) does not transmit an electronic monitoring or tracking signal. Additionally, the bill requires a gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm to local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery. A gun owner who fails to report a lost or stolen firearm is subject to penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to one year, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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HB939

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specifically, when the premises are closed for business, an importer, manufacturer, or dealer must secure the firearms inventory and securely store paper business records. A violator is subject to penalties—a civil fine, suspension or revocation of a license, or both a civil fine and suspension or revocation of a license.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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HB942

Title: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2018

Description: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2018 This bill increases the rate of the research tax credit from 20% to 30% for research expenses to develop smart gun technologies. The bill also modifies the excise tax on the sale of firearms to exempt the portion of the sale price that is attributable to smart gun technology. "Smart gun technology" is technology (other than a simple mechanical lock) that is designed to (1) prevent a firearm from being fired by any individual other than an authorized user; and (2) convert the firearm from the inoperable condition to the operable condition in less than two seconds after the authorized user makes contact with the firearm, the firearm's arming device, or an external safe or locking device.

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

Last Action Date: January 31, 2019

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HB952

Title: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

Description: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019 This bill establishes a framework for determining whether certain armor piercing ammunition is primarily intended for sporting purposes. Current law prohibits the import, manufacture, and distribution of armor piercing ammunition. However, armor piercing ammunition that is primarily intended for sporting purposes is exempt from the prohibition and may be lawfully imported, manufactured, and distributed.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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HB971

Title: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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HCR46

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home.

Description: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home. This concurrent resolution expresses support for the designation of National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to encourage parents to ask, before their child visits another home, whether there is an unlocked gun in the home.

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

Last Action Date: June 4, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HR1013

Title: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

Description: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

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

Last Action Date: June 22, 2020

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HR145

Title: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) 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.

Description: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) 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. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) 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: February 26, 2019

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HR231

Title: Keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: Keeping guns out of classrooms. This resolution expresses the sense that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HR391

Title: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Description: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HR555

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from accessing a firearm.

Description: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from accessing a firearm. This resolution affirms that reducing access to a firearm for individuals with a history of violence against women is critical to reducing the fatality of intimate partner violence in the United States. Additionally, it calls on the Senate to immediately consider the following: H.B. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019; H.B. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019; and H.B. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HR702

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. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effort to reduce incarceration rates and reshape the American legal system by consulting with communities and individuals directly impacted by the justice system; decriminalizing certain behaviors, increasing diversion opportunities, revising sentencing laws, and reducing practices that contribute to recidivism; ending practices that advantage the wealthy and prohibiting private companies from profiting from the criminal justice system; and ending militarized policing practices, investing in other safety services, and implementing policies that address the needs of communities most affected by high rates of incarceration.

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

Last Action Date: December 18, 2019

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HR977

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 5, 2020, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: Expressing support for the designation of June 5, 2020, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

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

Last Action Date: May 22, 2020

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HR993

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month", and calling on Congress to address gun violence.

Description: Expressing support for the designation of June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month", and calling on Congress to address gun violence. This resolution expresses support for National Gun Violence Awareness Month. It calls on the Senate to pass legislation to prevent gun violence, including the following: H.B. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019; and H.B. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019.

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

Last Action Date: June 4, 2020

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SB120

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1331

Title: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Description: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

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SB1352

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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SB1395

Title: Age 21 Act

Description: Age 21 Act

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1442

Title: School Security Enhancement Act

Description: School Security Enhancement Act This bill 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. The bill prohibits the use of 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. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2819-2820)

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

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SB1462

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

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SB1506

Title: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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SB1519

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

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SB1779

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1788

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019 This bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. Specifically, the bill does the following: increases from 10 to 20 years the maximum prison term, and creates a 3- or 5-year mandatory minimum prison term for an offense that occurs during the commission of a burglary or robbery. An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense.

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

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SB1795

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Description: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 12, 2019

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SB1831

Title: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

Description: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

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SB1844

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act This bill authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

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SB1884

Title: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2019

Description: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2019 This bill increases the rate of the research tax credit from 20% to 30% for research expenses to develop smart gun technologies. The bill also modifies the excise tax on the sale of firearms to exempt the portion of the sale price that is attributable to smart gun technology. "Smart gun technology" is technology (other than a simple mechanical lock) that is designed to (1) prevent a firearm from being fired by any individual other than an authorized user; and (2) convert the firearm from the inoperable condition to the operable condition in less than two seconds after the authorized user makes contact with the firearm, the firearm's arming device, or an external safe or locking device.

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

Last Action Date: June 18, 2019

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SB1924

Title: Jaime's Law

Description: Jaime's Law

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

Last Action Date: June 20, 2019

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SB193

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Ethan's Law

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

Last Action Date: January 18, 2019

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SB1943

Title: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2019

Description: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

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SB2013

Title: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects.

Description: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects. This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm in a public area of a water resources development project if (1) the individual is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing the firearm, and (2) the possession of the firearm is in compliance with the law of the state in which the project is located.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

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SB2014

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Description: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019 This bill authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements. A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following: an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.

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

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

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SB202

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act This bill modifies the treatment of silencers under federal statutes governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it removes silencers from the list of firearms subject to regulation (i.e., registration and licensing requirements) under the National Firearms Act (NFA). Additionally, it excludes a muffler or silencer from the list of firearms subject to regulation (e.g., background check requirements) under the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). Finally, the bill does the following: preempts state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers, specifies that a person who lawfully acquires or possesses a silencer under provisions of the GCA meets the registration and licensing requirements of the NFA, eliminates mandatory minimum prison terms for a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense in which a defendant uses or carries a firearm equipped with a silencer or muffler, and permits active and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed silencer.

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

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

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SB2272

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

Description: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires owners of certain firearms—handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device—to obtain a license, and establishes background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties.

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

Last Action Date: July 25, 2019

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SB2376

Title: Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019

Description: Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: July 31, 2019

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SB2449

Title: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

Description: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

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SB2511

Title: Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act

Description: Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act This bill permanently authorizes the Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police to provide security protection for Supreme Court Justices (and their official guests) and officers and employees of the Supreme Court. Additionally, it permits such protection to be provided in any location—not just in any state.

Last Action: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.

Last Action Date: November 5, 2019

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SB2554

Title: Expanding Research on Mass Violence Prevention Act

Description: Expanding Research on Mass Violence Prevention Act This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to engage in specified research and activities to improve surveillance, risk assessment, and prevention strategies related to mass violence.

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

Last Action Date: September 26, 2019

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SB2671

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Break the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.

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

Last Action Date: October 23, 2019

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SB2690

Title: RESPONSE Act Restoring, Enhancing, Securing, and Promoting Our Nation's Safety Efforts Act of 2019

Description: RESPONSE Act Restoring, Enhancing, Securing, and Promoting Our Nation's Safety Efforts Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6094-6095)

Last Action Date: October 23, 2019

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SB2822

Title: Post-9/11 Veteran Suicide Prevention Counseling Act

Description: Post-9/11 Veteran Suicide Prevention Counseling Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a suicide risk management and prevention and lethal means training course that is culturally appropriate and addresses the concerns of firearm owners. The VA must make such training course available to members of the public and must update the course at least every two years. Additionally, the VA must provide the most recent training course at least once every five years to each employee of the Veterans Health Administration who regularly interacts with veterans in the course of their employment.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: November 7, 2019

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SB2843

Title: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Description: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6569)

Last Action Date: November 13, 2019

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SB3065

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Description: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Last Action Date: December 17, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3130

Title: Servicemembers Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: Servicemembers Self-Defense Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: December 19, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3139

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

Description: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

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

Last Action Date: December 19, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB320

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specifically, when the premises are closed for business, an importer, manufacturer, or dealer must secure the firearms inventory and securely store paper business records. A violator is subject to penalties—a civil fine, suspension or revocation of a license, or both a civil fine and suspension or revocation of a license.

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

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

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SB3254

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020

Description: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020 This bill makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires individuals to obtain a license to purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition; raises the minimum age—from 18 years to 21 years—to purchase firearms and ammunition; establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial; creates a statutory process for a family or household member to petition a court for an extreme risk protection order to remove firearms from an individual who poses a risk of committing violence; restricts the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices; restricts the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, or receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; requires federally licensed gun dealers to submit and annually certify compliance with a security plan to detect and deter firearm theft; removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers; allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components; establishes a community violence intervention grant program; and promotes research on firearms safety and gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: February 5, 2020

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SB3299

Title: Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act

Description: Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act

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

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB3348

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020

Description: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.

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

Last Action Date: February 27, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3493

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

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

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

Last Action Date: March 12, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB351

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2019

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SB3706

Title: A bill to allow Federal law enforcement officers to purchase retired service weapons, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to allow Federal law enforcement officers to purchase retired service weapons, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB3743

Title: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020

Description: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2020

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SB3815

Title: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020

Description: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020 This bill modifies requirements governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it allows the NICS to retain records related to a firearms-related background check for as long as necessary to make a final determination of firearms eligibility. Additionally, it requires the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: May 21, 2020

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SB4040

Title: Gun Owner Privacy Act

Description: Gun Owner Privacy Act

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

Last Action Date: June 23, 2020

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SB4068

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2020

Description: Background Check Completion Act of 2020

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

Last Action Date: June 25, 2020

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SB42

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Description: Background Check Expansion Act This bill 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, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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SB4271

Title: A bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 22, 2020

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SB4301

Title: 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.

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: July 23, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB443

Title: A bill to modify the definition of an antique firearm.

Description: A bill to modify the definition of an antique firearm. This bill modifies the date of manufacture used to determine whether a firearm is an "antique firearm" for purposes of federal firearms laws.

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

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SB4443

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: August 5, 2020

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SB4445

Title: A bill to establish appropriate rules for prosecutors and Federal judges to carry a concealed firearm.

Description: A bill to establish appropriate rules for prosecutors and Federal judges to carry a concealed firearm.

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

Last Action Date: August 5, 2020

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SB447

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB459

Title: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act This bill prohibits the President from (1) removing any firearm or related technical information from the U.S. Munitions List, or (2) changing the requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations as they were composed on January 1, 2018. The Department of State may not suspend the application of the regulations without notifying Congress under specified procedures.

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

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SB495

Title: EAGLES Act of 2019

Description: EAGLES Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for the National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) within the Department of Homeland Security. It authorizes the functions of NTAC through FY2023 and expands them to include the establishment of a national program on targeted school violence prevention.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1386)

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB506

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

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SB66

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Description: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also exempts from the prohibition the following, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture. The bill also allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S103-104)

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

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SB69

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019 This bill allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid state-issued concealed carry permit, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence.

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

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

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SB7

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB730

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019 This bill makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

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SB817

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection Act This bill 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 definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

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

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

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SB875

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.

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

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

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SB94

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill allows a state to use federal funds to cover a higher percentage of the costs for the construction and expansion of public target ranges. Specifically, a state may use specified federal grant funds to pay up to 90% of such costs (rather than 75%, as under current law). Additionally, amounts provided for these purposes shall remain available for five fiscal years (rather than two, as under current law).

Last Action: Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SCR40

Title: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that undue restrictions on the right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a firearm for self-defense outside of the home violate the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Description: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that undue restrictions on the right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a firearm for self-defense outside of the home violate the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3159)

Last Action Date: June 23, 2020

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SR110

Title: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms. This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S1906)

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

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SR217

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of June 2019 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of June 7-June 9, 2019, as National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3011)

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

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SR592

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 5, 2020, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 5, 2020, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2020 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of June 2020 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of June 5, 2020, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S2556)

Last Action Date: May 20, 2020

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