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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


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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)

Chamber Date Action
House Aug 7, 2020 Introduced in House
House Aug 7, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 4 2020 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

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