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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Anti Gun' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3606

Session: 116th Congress

Title: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

Description: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: July 2, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3055

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020

Description: Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Commerce; the Department of Justice (DOJ); science agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF); and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administration, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Economic Development Administration, the Minority Business Development Agency, Economic and Statistical Analysis, the Bureau of the Census, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Departmental Management. The bill provides appropriations to DOJ for General Administration; the U.S. Parole Commission; Legal Activities; the U.S. Marshals Service; the National Security Division; Interagency Law Enforcement; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Drug Enforcement Administration; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; and the Federal Prison System. The bill also provides appropriations to DOJ for State and State and Local Law Enforcement Activities, including the Office on Violence Against Women, the Office of Justice Programs, and Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). The bill provides appropriations for science agencies, including the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Space Council, NASA, and the NSF. The bill provides appropriations to related agencies, including the Commission on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Legal Services Corporation, the Marine Mammal Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the State Justice Institute. The bill also sets forth requirements and restrictions for using funds provided by this and other appropriations Acts.

Last Action: The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3055.

Last Action Date: June 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3599

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Needs to Know Act

Description: Law Enforcement Needs to Know Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2014

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Description: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3554

Session: 116th Congress

Title: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019

Description: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3553

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3569

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Description: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3435

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Description: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3454

Session: 116th Congress

Title: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act

Description: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1943

Session: 116th Congress

Title: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2019

Description: HEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3404

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

Description: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1924

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Jaime's Law

Description: Jaime's Law

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

Last Action Date: June 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1779

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3214

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3285

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1844

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1831

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

Description: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3265

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

Description: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3234

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Description: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1795

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Description: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HCR46

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home.

Description: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: June 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3076

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2674

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Theft Prevention Act

Description: Gun Theft Prevention Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2959

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

Description: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Description: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SR217

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3011)

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2867

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Ethan's Law

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HR391

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Description: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1134

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019

Description: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the President from removing various items from the U.S. Munitions List, which lists weapons and related equipment that are subject to export controls. Items that the President may not remove from the list include combat shotguns, silencers, flame throwers, electric armor, and various types of ammunition and weapons components.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2708

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1462

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2621

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act

Last Action: Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Homeland Security, H. Rept. 116-88, Part II.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2670

Session: 116th Congress

Title: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

Description: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2634

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1395

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Age 21 Act

Description: Age 21 Act

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2585

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB157

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

Description: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill repeals provisions of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act that prohibit civil actions or administrative proceedings against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or trade associations for harms resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB167

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a licensed dealer.

Description: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a licensed dealer. This bill makes it unlawful for a person who is not a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm at a gun show. The prohibition does not apply to a transfer to a licensed manufacturer, importer, dealer, or collector. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term, or both.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1352

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2364

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act

Description: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act This bill requires specified issuers of securities to annually disclose any substantial financial relationship with a manufacturer or dealer of firearms or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1585

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Description: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.

Last Action Date: April 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1670

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB730

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SR110

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S1906)

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HR231

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: Keeping guns out of classrooms. This resolution expresses the sense that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1705

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Jaime's Law

Description: Jaime's Law

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1745

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1531

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2019

Description: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1279

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019

Description: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1454

Session: 116th Congress

Title: COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

Description: COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB459

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HR145

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

Description: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1112) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

Last Action: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Last Action Date: February 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1296

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Description: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also exempts from the prohibition the following, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture. The bill requires law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW. It also allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB506

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1297

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

Description: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1287

Session: 116th Congress

Title: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2019

Description: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1236

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1263

Session: 116th Congress

Title: National Firearms Amendments Act of 2019

Description: National Firearms Amendments Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1262

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 21 to Buy Act

Description: 21 to Buy Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1266

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Description: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1186

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB447

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1114

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

Description: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1115

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Safety Act of 2019 This bill allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1112

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019

Description: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019 This bill revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1116

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act

Description: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act This bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, it adds the following new categories of prohibited persons: persons convicted of a crime of violence in the most recent 10-year period; persons under age 25 who have been adjudicated as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence if committed by an adult; persons convicted, during a consecutive 3-year period in the most recent 10-year period, of two separate offenses involving drug or alcohol possession or distribution; and persons convicted of stalking.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB971

Session: 116th Congress

Title: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB952

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

Description: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019 This bill establishes a framework for determining whether certain armor piercing ammunition is primarily intended for sporting purposes. Current law prohibits the import, manufacture, and distribution of armor piercing ammunition. However, armor piercing ammunition that is primarily intended for sporting purposes is exempt from the prohibition and may be lawfully imported, manufactured, and distributed.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB320

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

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

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB744

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB939

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specifically, when the premises are closed for business, an importer, manufacturer, or dealer must secure the firearms inventory and securely store paper business records. A violator is subject to penalties—a civil fine, suspension or revocation of a license, or both a civil fine and suspension or revocation of a license.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB869

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB930

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019

Description: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements for incorporating passive identification capability into firearms sold in the United States. The term "passive identification capability" means technology that (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and (2) does not transmit an electronic monitoring or tracking signal. Additionally, the bill requires a gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm to local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery. A gun owner who fails to report a lost or stolen firearm is subject to penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to one year, or both.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB821

Session: 116th Congress

Title: NICS Review Act of 2019

Description: NICS Review Act of 2019 This bill revises the amount of time that the national instant criminal background check system retains certain information about an approved firearm transaction. Currently, identifying information about an approved firearm purchaser must be destroyed within 24 hours. This bill requires identifying information about an approved firearm purchaser to be retained for at least 90 days before it can be destroyed.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB820

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Description: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB822

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB717

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: Raise the Age Act This bill establishes new restrictions on the sale or transfer of certain semiautomatic firearms to individuals under 21 years of age. Specifically, this bill makes it unlawful for a licensed gun dealer, importer, manufacturer, or collector to sell or deliver a semiautomatic center-fire rifle that has the capacity to accept more than five rounds to an individual who the licensee knows or has reasonable cause to believe is under age 21. The prohibition does not apply if the individual under age 21 is a full-time law enforcement officer or active-duty member of the Armed Forces. The bill also requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report on the operation of its public access line, including a description of information sharing protocols and recommendations for improving such protocols.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB719

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

Description: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB193

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Ethan's Law

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

Last Action Date: January 18, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB687

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

Description: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB686

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019

Description: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB184

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB674

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB569

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

Description: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: February 25, 2019

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SB120

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB511

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: February 25, 2019

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SB66

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Description: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also exempts from the prohibition the following, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture. The bill also allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S103-104)

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

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SB42

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Description: Background Check Expansion Act This bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check. The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB282

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act

Description: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act This bill establishes new restrictions and requirements regarding the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it does the following: prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to the completion of a background check; generally prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD); requires a gun dealer to conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW; allows Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to be used to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program; requires a person who operates a gun show to meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; prohibits firearm sale or disposition to or receipt or possession by a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking; and prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment, or accessory that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB8

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

Description: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 This bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check. The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 29.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

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SB7

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019