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PA Bill Number: SR234

Title: Urging the President of the United States to secure our border and provide the needed policies and resources to protect American citizens and ...

Description: Urging the President of the United States to secure our border and provide the needed policies and resources to protect American citizens and ...

Last Action: Transmitted as directed

Last Action Date: Feb 12, 2024

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this is an anti-gun bill

SB4162

Session: 117th Congress

Title: School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Description: A bill to require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB6575

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Protecting Americans from Gun Violence Act of 2022

Description: To reduce gun violence, fund gun violence research and victim assistance, and enhance the tracking of lost and stolen firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 2022

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HB5428

Session: 117th Congress

Title: School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Description: To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.

Last Action Date: May 6, 2022

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HB5273

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Safety Board and Research Act

Description: To establish a Gun Safety Board, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: September 20, 2021

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HB2544

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2021

Description: To regulate firearm silencers and firearm mufflers.

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021

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SB736

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2021

Description: A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1808

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2022

Description: To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: August 1, 2022

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HB1576

Session: 117th Congress

Title: National Gun Violence Research Act

Description: To provide for a coordinated national research program to examine the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of violence and unintended injury and death relating to gun ownership, use, and trafficking, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1477

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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SB281

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: A bill to authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

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HB825

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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SB3254

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020

Description: Makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires individuals to obtain a license to purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition; raises the minimum age—from 18 years to 21 years—to purchase firearms and ammunition; establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial; creates a statutory process for a family or household member to petition a court for an extreme risk protection order to remove firearms from an individual who poses a risk of committing violence; restricts the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices; restricts the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, or receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; requires federally licensed gun dealers to submit and annually certify compliance with a security plan to detect and deter firearm theft; removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers; allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components; establishes a community violence intervention grant program; and promotes research on firearms safety and gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: February 5, 2020

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HB5717

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020

Description: Makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires individuals to obtain a license to purchase, acquire, or possess a firearm or ammunition; raises the minimum age—from 18 years to 21 years—to purchase firearms and ammunition; establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties; requires law enforcement agencies to be notified following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial; creates a statutory process for a family or household member to petition a court for an extreme risk protection order to remove firearms from an individual who poses a risk of committing violence; restricts the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices; restricts the manufacture, sale, transfer, purchase, or receipt of ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers); makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense; requires federally licensed gun dealers to submit and annually certify compliance with a security plan to detect and deter firearm theft; removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers; allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components; establishes a community violence intervention grant program; and promotes research on firearms safety and gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4264

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Homefront Act

Description: To require the Secretary of Defense make available certain records relevant to a determination of whether a member of the Armed Forces is disqualified from possessing or receiving a firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4255

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

Description: To prevent the illegal sale of firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4177

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Safety Board and Research Act of 2019

Description: Establishes a gun safety board in the Department of Health and Human Services. The board must (1) conduct original research about firearm violence reduction; (2) publish policy recommendations for and findings about the efficacy of federal, state, and local actions to reduce firearm violence in the Federal Register; and (3) establish a grant program to support original research on firearm violence reduction and education for the public about the effects of and ways to mitigate firearm violence.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: August 12, 2019

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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: Requires the Surgeon General to report annually to Congress on the public health effects of gun violence, as well as on the status of actions taken to address such effects.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

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HB1115

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2019

Description: 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

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SB184

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

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HB674

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2019