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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1916

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting the Right To Keep and Bear Arms Act of 2021

Subject: Emergency management: Disaster relief and insurance: Emergency medical services and trauma care: Firearms and explosives: Infectious and parasitic diseases: Manufacturing: Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents: Retail and wholesale trades: War and emergency powers

Description: Prohibits (1) the President or the Department of Health and Human Services from declaring emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control; and (2) a federal officer or employee, or person operating under color of federal law, from banning the manufacture, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition while acting in support of relief from a major disaster or emergency.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 27, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/1916/all-info

Companion Bill: HB1534

Sponsors

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26 sponsors: Mike Braun (R); John Barrasso (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); John Boozman (R); Tom Cotton (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Mike Crapo (R); Steve Daines (R); Joni Ernst (R); Josh Hawley (R); John Hoeven (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Cynthia Lummis (R); Roger Marshall (R); Jerry Moran (R); James Risch (R); Mike Rounds (R); Rick Scott (R); John Thune (R); Thom Tillis (R); Roger Wicker (R); Todd Young (R); James Lankford (R); Ted Cruz (R); Tim Scott (R); James Inhofe (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 26% (26 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate May 27, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 24 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

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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