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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2282

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Appropriations: Business records: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Fires: Freedom of information: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws. Specifically, the bill removes provisions that limit the use of firearms tracing data, limit the disclosure of data under the Freedom of Information Act, prohibit imposing a requirement that gun dealers conduct a physical inventory, prohibit consolidating or centralizing records maintained by federal firearm licensees (e.g., gun dealers), and require national instant criminal background check records to be destroyed within 24 hours.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021


Companion Bill: SB974


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

28 sponsors: Barbara Lee (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Ann Kirkpatrick (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Jesus Garcia (D); Andre Carson (D); Ayanna Pressley (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Ruben Gallego (D); Ed Case (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Katie Porter (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Robin Kelly (D); Brian Higgins (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Sean Casten (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Jamaal Bowman (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (28 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Oct 19, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Mar 29, 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 29, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 28 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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