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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1558

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2021

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Aviation and airports: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Justice: Digital media: Firearms and explosives: Manufacturing: Materials: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking: Terrorism: Transportation safety and security: Violent crime

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, and receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers). Additionally, the bill revises the federal statutory framework regulating the manufacture, possession, sale, import, shipment, delivery, receipt, and transfer of undetectable firearms. Among the revisions, the bill defines undetectable firearm as a firearm without a major component wholly made of detectable material.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 11, 2021


Companion Bill: HB3088


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'.

17 sponsors: Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Edward Markey (D); Robert Menendez (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Jack Reed (D); Robert Casey (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Alex Padilla (D); Cory Booker (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Benjamin Cardin (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 17% (17 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 11, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 9 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

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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