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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4060

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Second Amendment is Essential Act of 2021

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing firearms, or importing or manufacturing ammunition, as a critical infrastructure sector. Additionally, the bill states that individuals who are employed by those entities are critical infrastructure workers. The term critical infrastructure means systems and assets, physical or virtual, so vital to the United States that the incapacity or destruction of such systems and assets would have a debilitating impact on security, national economic security, national public health and safety, or any combination of those matters.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3162-3163)

Last Action Date: June 28, 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'.

38 sponsors: Dan Newhouse (R); David Cawthorn (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Chris Stewart (R); Don Young (R); Scott Franklin (R); Jeff Van Drew (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Yvette Herrell (R); Tracey Mann (R); Liz Cheney (R); Randy Weber (R); Dan Crenshaw (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Bill Johnson (R); Ralph Norman (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); David Valadao (R); Jody Hice (R); Tom Tiffany (R); Dusty Johnson (R); Ted Budd (R); Pete Sessions (R); Andy Harris (R); Tom McClintock (R); Dan Bishop (R); Tom Emmer (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Lance Gooden (R); Brian Babin (R); Bob Gibbs (R); John Rose (R); Michael Guest (R); James Baird (R); Ken Calvert (R); Kat Cammack (R); David McKinley (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (38 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 28, 2021 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3162-3163)
House Jun 22, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jun 22, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 15 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time


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