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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB7977

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms Retailer Code of Conduct Act of 2020

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Civil actions and liability: Crime prevention: Crimes against property: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Employment and training programs: Firearms and explosives: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Life, casualty, property insurance: Mental health: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking

Description: To require federally licensed firearms manufacturers, importers, and dealers and their employees to undergo annual training to be eligible to sell a firearm, to require a notice to be posted at retail firearms locations that describes the signs of unlawful firearms purchases, to require such licensees to maintain a minimum level of business liability insurance, and for other purposes.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: August 7, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/7977/all-info

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D); Robin Kelly (D); Theodore Deutch (D); David Cicilline (D); James Langevin (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Jason Crow (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Adam Schiff (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Aug 7, 2020 Introduced in House
House Aug 7, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 4 2020 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

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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