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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1752

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives

Description: Establishes a three-day waiting period for certain handgun transfers. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless three business days have elapsed since the licensee initiated a background check. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to one year in prison, or both. Additionally, the bill makes it unlawful for an unlicensed individual to receive a handgun from another unlicensed individual unless at least three business days have elapsed since the recipient most recently offered to take possession of the handgun. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to five years in prison, or both. The three-day waiting period does not apply to certain handgun transfers, such as for a loan between spouses for a lawful purpose.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1752/all-info

Sponsors

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78 sponsors: Raja Krishnamoorthi (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Anthony Brown (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Andre Carson (D); Ed Case (D); Sean Casten (D); Kathy Castor (D); David Cicilline (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Steve Cohen (D); Danny Davis (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Diana DeGette (D); Rosa DeLauro (D); Val Demings (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Lloyd Doggett (D); Veronica Escobar (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Dwight Evans (D); Bill Foster (D); John Garamendi (D); Al Green (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Debra Haaland (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jahana Hayes (D); James Himes (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Henry Johnson (D); William Keating (D); Ro Khanna (D); Al Lawson (D); Barbara Lee (D); Ted Lieu (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Betty McCollum (D); James McGovern (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Grace Meng (D); Gwen Moore (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Seth Moulton (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Frank Pallone (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Donald Payne (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); David Price (D); Mike Quigley (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Bobby Rush (D); Gregorio Sablan (I); Janice Schakowsky (D); Brad Sherman (D); Albio Sires (D); Darren Soto (D); Jackie Speier (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Mark Takano (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Paul Tonko (D); Juan Vargas (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Michael Doyle (D); Nikema Williams (D); Jake Auchincloss (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 18% (78 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 18, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Mar 10, 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 10, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

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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