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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB939

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative remedies: Business records: Civil actions and liability: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specifically, when the premises are closed for business, an importer, manufacturer, or dealer must secure the firearms inventory and securely store paper business records. A violator is subject to penalties—a civil fine, suspension or revocation of a license, or both a civil fine and suspension or revocation of a license.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/939/all-info

Companion Bill: SB320


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'.

22 sponsors: Bradley Schneider (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Mike Quigley (D); Robin Kelly (D); Steve Cohen (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Salud Carbajal (D); James McGovern (D); James Langevin (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Bill Foster (D); Raul Grijalva (D); David Cicilline (D); Joe Courtney (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Ro Khanna (D); Darren Soto (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (22 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Mar 22, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 31, 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 31, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 13 2019 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

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