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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB8760

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: State Firearms Dealer Licensing Enhancement Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants to states and tribal governments for the development, implementation, improvement, or evaluation of firearms dealer licensing programs.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: August 30, 2022

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/8760/all-info

Sponsors

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'.

26 sponsors: Joseph Morelle (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Sean Casten (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Dwight Evans (D); Sylvia Garcia (D); Sara Jacobs (D); Mondaire Jones (D); Robin Kelly (D); James Langevin (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Grace Meng (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Mike Quigley (D); Bobby Rush (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); David Scott (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Lori Trahan (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Katie Porter (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (26 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Aug 30, 2022 Introduced in House
House Aug 30, 2022 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 31 2022 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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