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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2272

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Administrative remedies: Business records: Child safety and welfare: Civil actions and liability: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Government studies and investigations: Licensing and registrations: Mental health: Retail and wholesale trades: Smuggling and trafficking: State and local government operations

Description: Establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires owners of certain firearms—handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device—to obtain a license, and establishes background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 25, 2019



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'.

1 sponsors: Tammy Duckworth (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 25, 2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 8 2019 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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