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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB974

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws. Specifically, the bill removes provisions that limit the use of firearms tracing data, limit the disclosure of data under the Freedom of Information Act, prohibit imposing a requirement that gun dealers conduct a physical inventory, prohibit consolidating or centralizing records maintained by federal firearm licensees (e.g., gun dealers), and require national instant criminal background check records to be destroyed within 24 hours.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2021



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8 sponsors: Robert Menendez (D); Edward Markey (D); Richard Durbin (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Cory Booker (D); Jack Reed (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 8% (8 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 25, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 24 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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