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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3820

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Expands the grounds for pursuing judicial remedies related to certain firearm transfers. Additionally, the bill establishes procedural rules applicable to actions for judicial remedies. Current law authorizes judicial remedies for an individual who is erroneously denied a firearm (e.g., an individual is denied a firearm but the individual is eligible to receive or possess a firearm). authorizes remedies for an individual who experiences an extended delay (i.e., a delay of more than 60 days) on a firearm transfer. Additionally, the bill requires an expedited hearing on an action for judicial remedies and places the burden of proof on the respondent to show by clear and convincing evidence that the individual was ineligible to receive or possess a firearm.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2021



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'.

63 sponsors: Tom Emmer (R); Jody Hice (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Ralph Norman (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Greg Steube (R); Jeff Van Drew (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Byron Donalds (R); Tracey Mann (R); Pete Stauber (R); Larry Bucshon (R); Brian Babin (R); Kat Cammack (R); Randy Feenstra (R); Tom Tiffany (R); Garret Graves (R); Tom McClintock (R); Ronny Jackson (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Diana Harshbarger (R); Russ Fulcher (R); Michelle Fischbach (R); Don Young (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Adrian Smith (R); David Kustoff (R); Randy Weber (R); Bill Posey (R); Yvette Herrell (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Earl Carter (R); John Joyce (R); Ernest Gonzales (R); James Hagedorn (R); Austin Scott (R); Matt Rosendale (R); Fred Keller (R); Robert Aderholt (R); Devin Nunes (R); Tom Rice (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Jerry Carl (R); Scott Franklin (R); Liz Cheney (R); Andy Biggs (R); Ted Budd (R); Andy Harris (R); Mike Bost (R); Kelly Armstrong (R); Bob Gibbs (R); Clay Higgins (R); Stephanie Bice (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Michael Burgess (R); Mo Brooks (R); Dusty Johnson (R); Julia Letlow (R); Bryan Steil (R); Ken Calvert (R); Connie Conway (R); Brad Finstad (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 14% (63 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 11, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jun 11, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 14 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: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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