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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4836

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Owners Responsibility and Safety Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Establishes a framework to regulate the storage of firearms at the federal, state, and tribal levels. The bill also removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Among its provisions, the bill generally requires firearms to be kept, left, or stored in a secure gun storage or safety device; requires the Department of Justice to award grants to states and tribes to implement firearms safe storage requirements that are functionally identical to the requirements established by this bill; repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm; and allows firearms trace data maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to be discoverable, admissible as evidence, and used, relied on, or disclosed in a civil action or administrative proceeding.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 29, 2021



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5 sponsors: Donald McEachin (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mondaire Jones (D); Andre Carson (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (5 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 29, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jul 29, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 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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