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PA Bill Number: HR620

Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ...

Description: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ... ...

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Last Action Date: Dec 9, 2019

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Background Checks' Tag

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HB4490

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

Description: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4324

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

Description: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: October 2, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HR555

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from accessing a firearm.

Description: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from accessing a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4199

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safer Communities Act of 2019

Description: Safer Communities Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB3552

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

Description: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3450

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system.

Description: To prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 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

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 pro-gun bill

SB1519

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2443

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

Description: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2410

Session: 116th Congress

Title: REDEEM Act Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2019

Description: REDEEM Act Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2319

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 21st Century NICS Act

Description: 21st Century NICS Act This bill modifies provisions governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it permits the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB875

Session: 116th Congress

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.

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

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Description: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1761

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB1671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.

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

Last Action Date: April 12, 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 pro-gun bill

HB1412

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Description: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1397

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Notify ICE Act

Description: Notify ICE 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

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

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. Additionally, the bill modifies statutory references with respect to a particular category of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm). Specifically, it replaces references to persons "adjudicated as a mental defective" with persons "adjudicated with mental illness, severe developmental disability, or severe emotional instability."

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

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

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HB820

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Description: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows. Specifically, the bill requires the following: a person who operates a gun show must meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); and a firearm transfer between private parties at a gun show must be facilitated by a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer in compliance with certain background check and recordkeeping requirements.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB49

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019

Description: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to report to Congress on the number of firearm transfers where (1) a licensed gun dealer submits a background check through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS fails to respond within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completes the transfer. The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019