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132 total bills, 61 anti-gun bills,
36 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed New Jersey Firearm Legislation

2012-2013 Session2014-2015 Session2016-2017 Session2018-2019 Session2020-2021 Session

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note: Legislation carries over from even-numbered years to odd-numbered years

this is an anti-gun bill

ACR20

Title: Memorializes Congress and President to enact legislation establishing certain gun control measures.

Description: Memorializes Congress and President to enact legislation establishing certain gun control measures.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A21

Title: "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act"; legalizes personal use cannabis for certain adults, subject to State regulation; decriminalizes small amount marijuana and hashish possession; removes marijuana as Schedule I drug.*

Description: "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act"; legalizes personal use cannabis for certain adults, subject to State regulation; decriminalizes small amount marijuana and hashish possession; removes marijuana as Schedule I drug.*

Last Action: Approved P.L.2021, c.16.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

AR25

Title: Urges President and Congress to permit military personnel to carry loaded firearms at military facilities.

Description: Urges President and Congress to permit military personnel to carry loaded firearms at military facilities.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

AJR33

Title: Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day."

Description: Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day."

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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AR33

Title: Urges President and Congress to repeal "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," which affords civil protections to firearm retailers and dealers.

Description: Urges President and Congress to repeal "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," which affords civil protections to firearm retailers and dealers.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

AR53

Title: Urges President and Congress of US to declare gun violence national emergency.

Description: Urges President and Congress of US to declare gun violence national emergency.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

ACR59

Title: Urges President and Congress of United States to enact assault weapons ban including prohibition against large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

Description: Urges President and Congress of United States to enact assault weapons ban including prohibition against large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

AR98

Title: Urges President and Congress to reauthorize assault weapons ban.

Description: Urges President and Congress to reauthorize assault weapons ban.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

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A129

Title: Requires access to law enforcement guidelines for processing firearms permit applications upon public records request.

Description: Requires access to law enforcement guidelines for processing firearms permit applications upon public records request.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A133

Title: Authorizes chiefs of part-time municipal police forces to issue firearms ID cards and handgun purchase permits.

Description: Authorizes chiefs of part-time municipal police forces to issue firearms ID cards and handgun purchase permits.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A145

Title: Clarifies definition of reasonably necessary deviation when legally transporting firearm or weapon in motor vehicle.

Description: Clarifies definition of reasonably necessary deviation when legally transporting firearm or weapon in motor vehicle.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A146

Title: Permits possession of certain types of ammunition and increases penalties for possession for an unlawful purpose.

Description: Permits possession of certain types of ammunition and increases penalties for possession for an unlawful purpose.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A163

Title: Eliminates prohibition against purchasing more than one handgun in calendar month.

Description: Eliminates prohibition against purchasing more than one handgun in calendar month.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A177

Title: Provides that school district may not prohibit active or retired law enforcement officer or registered security officer from carrying firearm in performance of school security duties if authorized under State law to carry.

Description: Provides that school district may not prohibit active or retired law enforcement officer or registered security officer from carrying firearm in performance of school security duties if authorized under State law to carry.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A207

Title: Permits certain special law enforcement officers to carry firearms at all times when in State.

Description: Permits certain special law enforcement officers to carry firearms at all times when in State.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

ACR209

Title: Urges Congress and President of US to enact legislation addressing interstate transportation of firearms ammunition.

Description: Urges Congress and President of US to enact legislation addressing interstate transportation of firearms ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

A219

Title: Creates self-defense justification for victims of domestic violence.

Description: Creates self-defense justification for victims of domestic violence.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A221

Title: Establishes certain benefits for Class Two special law enforcement officers; allows arson investigators to carry a firearm at all times.

Description: Establishes certain benefits for Class Two special law enforcement officers; allows arson investigators to carry a firearm at all times.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

AR235

Title: Urges Congress and US President to enact "Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act."

Description: Urges Congress and US President to enact "Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act."

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: March 15, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

A347

Title: Disqualifies person named on federal Terrorist Watchlist from obtaining firearms identification card or permit to purchase handgun.

Description: Disqualifies person named on federal Terrorist Watchlist from obtaining firearms identification card or permit to purchase handgun.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A390

Title: Requires school district that includes grades kindergarten through six to offer Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.

Description: Requires school district that includes grades kindergarten through six to offer Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A555

Title: Gives priority to applicants for firearms purchaser identification card and permits to purchase handguns when domestic violence restraining order is in effect.

Description: Gives priority to applicants for firearms purchaser identification card and permits to purchase handguns when domestic violence restraining order is in effect.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A563

Title: Authorizes manufacture and sale of firearm silencers and sawed-off shotguns to law enforcement and members of Armed Forces and National Guard.

Description: Authorizes manufacture and sale of firearm silencers and sawed-off shotguns to law enforcement and members of Armed Forces and National Guard.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A588

Title: Clarifies that BB guns are not firearms under New Jersey law.

Description: Clarifies that BB guns are not firearms under New Jersey law.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1141

Title: Increases from 18 to 21 age at which person is eligible to receive firearms purchaser identification.

Description: Increases from 18 to 21 age at which person is eligible to receive firearms purchaser identification.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1234

Title: Requires successful completion of firearms education program to obtain initial firearms purchaser identification card and permit to purchase a handgun.

Description: Requires successful completion of firearms education program to obtain initial firearms purchaser identification card and permit to purchase a handgun.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A1255

Title: Permits place of worship to establish security plan to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Description: Permits place of worship to establish security plan to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1279

Title: Establishes 180 day prohibition on purchase of handgun for certain individuals who fail to report loss or theft of firearm.

Description: Establishes 180 day prohibition on purchase of handgun for certain individuals who fail to report loss or theft of firearm.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1280

Title: Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater.

Description: Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A1292

Title: Regulates sale of handgun ammunition and develops system for electronic reporting of firearm information.

Description: Regulates sale of handgun ammunition and develops system for electronic reporting of firearm information.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A1317

Title: Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms.

Description: Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1318

Title: Requires criminal history record background check for rifle and shotgun purchases.

Description: Requires criminal history record background check for rifle and shotgun purchases.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A1395

Title: Codifies Executive Order No. 21 of 2018 and directs Attorney General to issue reports concerning guns used in commission of crimes in State.

Description: Codifies Executive Order No. 21 of 2018 and directs Attorney General to issue reports concerning guns used in commission of crimes in State.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1411

Title: Prohibits leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor under age of 18; requires law enforcement officers who observe unsecured firearms to conduct follow-up.

Description: Prohibits leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor under age of 18; requires law enforcement officers who observe unsecured firearms to conduct follow-up.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1417

Title: Establishes certain criminal penalties for possession and transfer of firearms and ammunition to disqualified person.

Description: Establishes certain criminal penalties for possession and transfer of firearms and ammunition to disqualified person.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A1492

Title: Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of binary firearm triggers.

Description: Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of binary firearm triggers.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1569

Title: Prohibits State from investing pension and annuity funds in manufacturers of firearms or firearm ammunition.

Description: Prohibits State from investing pension and annuity funds in manufacturers of firearms or firearm ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Budget Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A1572

Title: Prohibits possession of firearm by person convicted of animal cruelty.

Description: Prohibits possession of firearm by person convicted of animal cruelty.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1575

Title: Establishes registry allowing persons to voluntarily include their names on list of individuals prohibited from owning a firearm.

Description: Establishes registry allowing persons to voluntarily include their names on list of individuals prohibited from owning a firearm.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1666

Title: Prohibits mail order, Internet, telephone, and any other anonymous method of ammunition sale or transfer in New Jersey.

Description: Prohibits mail order, Internet, telephone, and any other anonymous method of ammunition sale or transfer in New Jersey.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A1802

Title: Clarifies that chief of police or Superintendent of State Police has burden of proving applicant's disqualification for permit to purchase handgun or firearms purchaser identification card.

Description: Clarifies that chief of police or Superintendent of State Police has burden of proving applicant's disqualification for permit to purchase handgun or firearms purchaser identification card.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A1807

Title: Establishes reasonableness standard for persons lawfully transporting firearm who deviate from course of travel.

Description: Establishes reasonableness standard for persons lawfully transporting firearm who deviate from course of travel.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A1833

Title: Prohibits sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms.

Description: Prohibits sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms.

Last Action: Withdrawn from Consideration

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A1879

Title: Requires chief law enforcement officer or Superintendent of State Police to notify federal immigration authorities when non-citizen applies for firearms purchaser identification card or handgun purchase permit.

Description: Requires chief law enforcement officer or Superintendent of State Police to notify federal immigration authorities when non-citizen applies for firearms purchaser identification card or handgun purchase permit.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A2143

Title: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card.

Description: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A2162

Title: Establishes "MarcAnthony's Law;" criminalizes use of defaced or stolen firearm to injure a police officer; enhances penalties for defacing a firearm.

Description: Establishes "MarcAnthony's Law;" criminalizes use of defaced or stolen firearm to injure a police officer; enhances penalties for defacing a firearm.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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A2191

Title: Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program.

Description: Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A2345

Title: Grants full police status to special agents in the Department of the Treasury; authorizes special agents to carry firearms at all times.

Description: Grants full police status to special agents in the Department of the Treasury; authorizes special agents to carry firearms at all times.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 3, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A2361

Title: Allows places of worship to establish security program to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Description: Allows places of worship to establish security program to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 3, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A2904

Title: Revises procedures for securing permit to carry handgun.

Description: Revises procedures for securing permit to carry handgun.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 20, 2020

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A2956

Title: Establishes crime of possessing firearm during public demonstration for purpose of causing civil disorder.

Description: Establishes crime of possessing firearm during public demonstration for purpose of causing civil disorder.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 20, 2020

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A3102

Title: Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.

Description: Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 24, 2020

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A3372

Title: Requires police officer to inquire during mental health check whether there is firearm on premises.

Description: Requires police officer to inquire during mental health check whether there is firearm on premises.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

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A3431

Title: Allows active duty members of United States military to carry firearm at all times.

Description: Allows active duty members of United States military to carry firearm at all times.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

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A3449

Title: Establishes the "Mental Health Treatment Reform and Violence Prevention Act."

Description: Establishes the "Mental Health Treatment Reform and Violence Prevention Act."

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Human Services Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

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A3454

Title: Provides law enforcement officers option to obtain handgun permit or firearms identification card from municipality where they are employed.

Description: Provides law enforcement officers option to obtain handgun permit or firearms identification card from municipality where they are employed.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

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A3557

Title: Upgrades penalty for unlawful possession of certain firearms on grounds of an educational institution.

Description: Upgrades penalty for unlawful possession of certain firearms on grounds of an educational institution.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

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A3562

Title: Permits municipality to enact ordinance regulating where sex offenders may reside; restricts locations of certain child care centers and school bus stops.

Description: Permits municipality to enact ordinance regulating where sex offenders may reside; restricts locations of certain child care centers and school bus stops.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A3575

Title: Increases fee for firearms purchaser identification card; requires color photo on firearms purchaser identification cards, permits to purchase handgun, and permits to carry handgun.

Description: Increases fee for firearms purchaser identification card; requires color photo on firearms purchaser identification cards, permits to purchase handgun, and permits to carry handgun.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A3686

Title: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card and register firearms acquired out-of-State.

Description: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card and register firearms acquired out-of-State.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

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A3811

Title: Prohibits use of firearms and firearms-related items as raffle prizes.

Description: Prohibits use of firearms and firearms-related items as raffle prizes.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

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A3893

Title: Increases certain firearms permit fees.

Description: Increases certain firearms permit fees.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: March 23, 2020

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A3985

Title: "The 10-20-Life Law."

Description: "The 10-20-Life Law."

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: May 4, 2020

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A4053

Title: Requires State to recognize permits to carry handguns issued to certain New Jersey residents by other states.

Description: Requires State to recognize permits to carry handguns issued to certain New Jersey residents by other states.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: May 7, 2020

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A4054

Title: Allows county sheriffs to issue firearms identification cards and permits to purchase handguns; authorizes county sheriffs to accept applications for permits to carry handguns.

Description: Allows county sheriffs to issue firearms identification cards and permits to purchase handguns; authorizes county sheriffs to accept applications for permits to carry handguns.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: May 7, 2020

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A4062

Title: Clarifies that licensed dealers may provide firearms for display at fund raising events sponsored by certain tax exempt organizations.

Description: Clarifies that licensed dealers may provide firearms for display at fund raising events sponsored by certain tax exempt organizations.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: May 7, 2020

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A4089

Title: Clarifies that law enforcement officers employed by educational institutions may possess firearms on campus.

Description: Clarifies that law enforcement officers employed by educational institutions may possess firearms on campus.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee

Last Action Date: May 7, 2020

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A4285

Title: Establishes that law enforcement officer who chokes another utilizes deadly force.

Description: Establishes that law enforcement officer who chokes another utilizes deadly force.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: June 18, 2020

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A4347

Title: Permits Adjutant General to authorize members of NJ National Guard to carry firearm at recruiting centers.

Description: Permits Adjutant General to authorize members of NJ National Guard to carry firearm at recruiting centers.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: July 2, 2020

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A4427

Title: Authorizes issuance of duplicate firearms purchaser identification cards for change of address with certain proof.

Description: Authorizes issuance of duplicate firearms purchaser identification cards for change of address with certain proof.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: July 20, 2020

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A4502

Title: Upgrades penalties for crimes committed with aid of firearms locator application.

Description: Upgrades penalties for crimes committed with aid of firearms locator application.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: August 10, 2020

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A4522

Title: Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary commitment of another person to treatment for substance use disorder.

Description: Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary commitment of another person to treatment for substance use disorder.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Health Committee

Last Action Date: August 13, 2020

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A4612

Title: Allows fully qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry handguns without permit.

Description: Allows fully qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry handguns without permit.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: September 14, 2020

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A4883

Title: Requires firearm transfer between members of immediate family be conducted through licensed retail firearm dealer.

Description: Requires firearm transfer between members of immediate family be conducted through licensed retail firearm dealer.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: October 26, 2020

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A4923

Title: Requires seizure of ammunition and certain firearm components in response to domestic violence restraining order or conviction.

Description: Requires seizure of ammunition and certain firearm components in response to domestic violence restraining order or conviction.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee

Last Action Date: November 5, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

A5030

Title: Provides that firearms purchaser identification card is valid for four years; requires training prior to issuance of firearms cards and handgun purchase permits; revises procedures for passing of firearms to heir or legatee.

Description: Provides that firearms purchaser identification card is valid for four years; requires training prior to issuance of firearms cards and handgun purchase permits; revises procedures for passing of firearms to heir or legatee.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: November 19, 2020

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A5031

Title: Imposes gross receipts tax on firearms and firearms ammunition.

Description: Imposes gross receipts tax on firearms and firearms ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: November 19, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A5098

Title: Repeals personalized handgun law.

Description: Repeals personalized handgun law.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: December 10, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

A5428

Title: Exempts qualified veterans from paying certain firearm related fees.

Description: Exempts qualified veterans from paying certain firearm related fees.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

A5599

Title: Establishes order of protection for current or former judge; upgrades and clarifies harassment against current or former judge; bars firearms possession by persons against whom current or former judge order of protection is entered.

Description: Establishes order of protection for current or former judge; upgrades and clarifies harassment against current or former judge; bars firearms possession by persons against whom current or former judge order of protection is entered.

Last Action: Introduced, Referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: May 5, 2021

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S21

Title: "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act"; legalizes personal use cannabis for certain adults, subject to State regulation; decriminalizes small amount marijuana and hashish possession; removes marijuana as Schedule I drug.*

Description: "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act"; legalizes personal use cannabis for certain adults, subject to State regulation; decriminalizes small amount marijuana and hashish possession; removes marijuana as Schedule I drug.*

Last Action: Substituted by A21 (2R)

Last Action Date: December 17, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SJR41

Title: Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day."

Description: Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day."

Last Action: Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee

Last Action Date: March 5, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SR51

Title: Urges President and Congress to reauthorize assault weapons ban.

Description: Urges President and Congress to reauthorize assault weapons ban.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 24, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SCR72

Title: Memorializes Congress and President to enact legislation establishing certain gun control measures.

Description: Memorializes Congress and President to enact legislation establishing certain gun control measures.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S97

Title: Establishes a regulatory program for rifle and shotgun ammunition sales.

Description: Establishes a regulatory program for rifle and shotgun ammunition sales.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S98

Title: Strengthens State's assault weapons ban.

Description: Strengthens State's assault weapons ban.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S103

Title: Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater.

Description: Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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SR114

Title: Urges Congress and US President to enact "Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act."

Description: Urges Congress and US President to enact "Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act."

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 9, 2021

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S120

Title: Increases criminal penalties if leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor results in injury or death.

Description: Increases criminal penalties if leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor results in injury or death.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SCR126

Title: Urges Congress to reauthorize "Violence Against Women Act."

Description: Urges Congress to reauthorize "Violence Against Women Act."

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee

Last Action Date: August 10, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SCR135

Title: Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring probation functions from Judiciary to State Parole Board.

Description: Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring probation functions from Judiciary to State Parole Board.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: November 5, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SCR142

Title: Urges Congress and President of US to enact legislation addressing interstate transportation of firearms ammunition.

Description: Urges Congress and President of US to enact legislation addressing interstate transportation of firearms ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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S288

Title: Eliminates age restriction for issuing special permits to carry handgun to retired law enforcement officers.

Description: Eliminates age restriction for issuing special permits to carry handgun to retired law enforcement officers.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S372

Title: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card and register firearms acquired out-of-State.

Description: Requires firearm owners who become New Jersey residents to obtain firearm purchaser identification card and register firearms acquired out-of-State.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S459

Title: Allows county sheriffs to issue firearms identification cards and permits to purchase handguns; authorizes county sheriffs to accept applications for permits to carry handguns.

Description: Allows county sheriffs to issue firearms identification cards and permits to purchase handguns; authorizes county sheriffs to accept applications for permits to carry handguns.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S468

Title: Provides for forfeiture of vehicle where weapon was unlawfully possessed.

Description: Provides for forfeiture of vehicle where weapon was unlawfully possessed.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S549

Title: Requires successful completion of firearms education program to obtain initial firearms purchaser identification card and permit to purchase a handgun.

Description: Requires successful completion of firearms education program to obtain initial firearms purchaser identification card and permit to purchase a handgun.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S557

Title: Imposes gross receipts tax on firearms and firearms ammunition.

Description: Imposes gross receipts tax on firearms and firearms ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S558

Title: Increases certain firearms permit fees.

Description: Increases certain firearms permit fees.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S568

Title: Requires notification of local law enforcement prior to expungement of certain mental health records of prospective firearms purchasers.

Description: Requires notification of local law enforcement prior to expungement of certain mental health records of prospective firearms purchasers.

Last Action: Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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S628

Title: Authorizes Class Three special law enforcement officers to provide security in places of religious worship; requires nonpublic security aid be used for Class Three officers upon request of nonpublic school.

Description: Authorizes Class Three special law enforcement officers to provide security in places of religious worship; requires nonpublic security aid be used for Class Three officers upon request of nonpublic school.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S668

Title: Establishes the "Mental Health Treatment Reform and Violence Prevention Act."

Description: Establishes the "Mental Health Treatment Reform and Violence Prevention Act."

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S745

Title: Prohibits State from investing pension and annuity funds in manufacturers of firearms or firearm ammunition.

Description: Prohibits State from investing pension and annuity funds in manufacturers of firearms or firearm ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S746

Title: Prohibits possession of firearm by person convicted of animal cruelty.

Description: Prohibits possession of firearm by person convicted of animal cruelty.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S747

Title: Expands definition of assault firearm.

Description: Expands definition of assault firearm.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S813

Title: Requires chief law enforcement officer or Superintendent of State Police to notify federal immigration authorities when non-citizen applies for firearms purchaser identification card or handgun purchase permit.

Description: Requires chief law enforcement officer or Superintendent of State Police to notify federal immigration authorities when non-citizen applies for firearms purchaser identification card or handgun purchase permit.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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S816

Title: Prohibits firearm possession by persons convicted of certain offenses.

Description: Prohibits firearm possession by persons convicted of certain offenses.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S819

Title: Prohibits leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor under age of 18; requires law enforcement officers who observe unsecured firearms to conduct follow-up.

Description: Prohibits leaving loaded firearm within easy access of minor under age of 18; requires law enforcement officers who observe unsecured firearms to conduct follow-up.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1336

Title: Establishes "gun-free" and "weapon free" zones around certain school and public properties.

Description: Establishes "gun-free" and "weapon free" zones around certain school and public properties.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 10, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S1462

Title: Requires school district that includes grades kindergarten through six to offer Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.

Description: Requires school district that includes grades kindergarten through six to offer Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Education Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1481

Title: Regulates sale of handgun ammunition and develops system for electronic reporting of firearm information.

Description: Regulates sale of handgun ammunition and develops system for electronic reporting of firearm information.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S1527

Title: Allows places of worship to establish security program to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Description: Allows places of worship to establish security program to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1545

Title: Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program.

Description: Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

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S1627

Title: Requires retired law enforcement officers to qualify in use of firearm once a year.

Description: Requires retired law enforcement officers to qualify in use of firearm once a year.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

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S1628

Title: Clarifies that law enforcement officers employed by educational institutions may possess firearms on campus.

Description: Clarifies that law enforcement officers employed by educational institutions may possess firearms on campus.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1635

Title: Authorizes certain security officers to carry large capacity ammunition magazine capable of holding 15 or less rounds of ammunition.

Description: Authorizes certain security officers to carry large capacity ammunition magazine capable of holding 15 or less rounds of ammunition.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1874

Title: Requires applicant for certain firearm permits and identification cards to sign document acknowledging risk associated with having firearm in home.

Description: Requires applicant for certain firearm permits and identification cards to sign document acknowledging risk associated with having firearm in home.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: February 24, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1940

Title: Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.

Description: Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies manufacturing, importing, and selling assault firearms for civilian use.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

Last Action Date: February 25, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S1992

Title: Prohibits State-sponsored travel to states lacking permit to purchase firearms laws.

Description: Prohibits State-sponsored travel to states lacking permit to purchase firearms laws.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee

Last Action Date: March 5, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S2004

Title: Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of binary firearm triggers.

Description: Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of binary firearm triggers.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 5, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S2052

Title: Permits place of worship to establish security plan to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Description: Permits place of worship to establish security plan to select one person to carry handgun during religious services.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

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S2119

Title: Authorizes chiefs of part-time municipal police forces to issue firearms ID cards and handgun purchase permits.

Description: Authorizes chiefs of part-time municipal police forces to issue firearms ID cards and handgun purchase permits.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S2169

Title: Provides that firearms purchaser identification card is valid for four years; requires training prior to issuance of firearms cards and handgun purchase permits; revises procedures for passing of firearms to heir or legatee.

Description: Provides that firearms purchaser identification card is valid for four years; requires training prior to issuance of firearms cards and handgun purchase permits; revises procedures for passing of firearms to heir or legatee.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

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S2250

Title: Establishes certain benefits for Class Two special law enforcement officers; allows arson investigators to carry a firearm at all times.

Description: Establishes certain benefits for Class Two special law enforcement officers; allows arson investigators to carry a firearm at all times.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 16, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S2651

Title: Permits Adjutant General to authorize members of NJ National Guard to carry firearm at recruiting centers.

Description: Permits Adjutant General to authorize members of NJ National Guard to carry firearm at recruiting centers.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: June 30, 2020

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S3001

Title: Authorizes prohibition or regulation of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.

Description: Authorizes prohibition or regulation of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee

Last Action Date: October 8, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S3103

Title: Requires seizure of ammunition and certain firearm components in response to domestic violence restraining order or conviction.

Description: Requires seizure of ammunition and certain firearm components in response to domestic violence restraining order or conviction.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: November 5, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

S3105

Title: Requires certain family or household members and victims be notified when firearms are returned to persons charged with domestic violence or subject to extreme risk protection order.

Description: Requires certain family or household members and victims be notified when firearms are returned to persons charged with domestic violence or subject to extreme risk protection order.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: November 5, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S3182

Title: Revises procedures for securing permit to carry handgun.

Description: Revises procedures for securing permit to carry handgun.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: November 16, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S3202

Title: Requires State to recognize permits to carry handguns issued to certain New Jersey residents by other states.

Description: Requires State to recognize permits to carry handguns issued to certain New Jersey residents by other states.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: November 19, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

S3570

Title: Exempts qualified veterans from paying certain firearm related fees.

Description: Exempts qualified veterans from paying certain firearm related fees.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

S3605

Title: Increases from 18 to 21 age at which person is eligible to receive firearms purchaser identification.

Description: Increases from 18 to 21 age at which person is eligible to receive firearms purchaser identification.

Last Action: Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee

Last Action Date: April 19, 2021

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