Update January 15, 2021: Due to the current crack down on conservative websites by 'big tech' we have removed all Google Adsense ads from this site. If you would like to help us offset this loss of income please click here to donate.

toggle menu

Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB647

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Restricts the sale or transfer of shotguns and rifles across state lines. Specifically, it prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident. Current law allows such sales or transfers if both parties meet in person to conduct the transaction and if the transaction complies with the laws of both states.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/647/all-info


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'.

10 sponsors: Jason Crow (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Joseph Neguse (D); Diana DeGette (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Ro Khanna (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (10 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 22, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Feb 1, 2021 Introduced in House
House Feb 1, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 22 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

Discuss this bill and other firearm related topics in our brand new discussion forum

Comments On This Bill

We want you to speak your mind but please keep your comments 'family friendly'.