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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB130

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Government studies and investigations

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the storage of firearms and ammunition on residential premises. Specifically, the bill requires firearms and ammunition on residential premises to be safely stored if a minor is likely to gain access without permission or if an individual who resides at the residence is ineligible to possess a firearm. The firearms and ammunition must be safely stored in one of two ways: (1) secured, unloaded, and separated in a safe and locked with a trigger lock; or (2) off the premises at a storage facility or gun range. Safes, trigger locks, and storage facilities must be certified by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Finally, an individual who violates the safe storage requirements is subject to penalties—criminal penalties if the violation results in the discharge of a firearm, or civil penalties if the violation does not result in the discharge of a firearm. Additionally, DOJ must seize and safely store the individual's firearms and ammunition.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021



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3 sponsors: Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Mike Thompson (D); Thomas Suozzi (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 1, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 4, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jan 4, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 30 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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