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PA Bill Number: HB303

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for firearms not to be carried without a license. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Sep 13, 2019

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Civil Rights' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4264

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Homefront Act

Description: Safe Homefront Act

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: September 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2449

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

Description: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 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 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: August 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4062

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

Description: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: August 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2272

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

Description: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: July 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3826

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: July 18, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB2013

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects.

Description: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Last Action Date: June 27, 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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 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 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

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 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 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

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SB1884

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2019

Description: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2019 This bill increases the rate of the research tax credit from 20% to 30% for research expenses to develop smart gun technologies. The bill also modifies the excise tax on the sale of firearms to exempt the portion of the sale price that is attributable to smart gun technology. "Smart gun technology" is technology (other than a simple mechanical lock) that is designed to (1) prevent a firearm from being fired by any individual other than an authorized user; and (2) convert the firearm from the inoperable condition to the operable condition in less than two seconds after the authorized user makes contact with the firearm, the firearm's arming device, or an external safe or locking device.

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

Last Action Date: June 18, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3285

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act This bill authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 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 pro-gun bill

HB2835

Session: 116th Congress

Title: DUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019

Description: DUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 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

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

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SB1506

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2708

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act

Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.

Last Action Date: September 10, 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

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

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HB2303

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act

Description: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry 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

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 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

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

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: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.

Last Action Date: September 10, 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

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 pro-gun bill

HB1072

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Description: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from establishing a regulation, prohibition, or registration or licensing requirement with respect to a rifle or shotgun that is more restrictive (or that imposes a greater penalty) than federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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SB265

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019

Description: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Joint Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Task Force, which shall provide recommendations to Congress and DHS on the development and implementation of a national strategy for preventing targeted violence through behavioral threat assessment and management. The bill defines "behavioral threat assessment and management" as the systematic and evidence-based process of (1) identifying individuals whose behavior indicates a capacity for committing acts of violence, (2) investigating and gathering information from multiple sources to assess whether such individuals pose a threat, and (3) the subsequent management of such a threat. DHS shall (1) develop and implement the national strategy and provide information and training services related to it, and (2) award grants to establish community based units for implementing the national strategy.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: January 29, 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 pro-gun bill

HB664

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019 This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm at a Corps water resources development project as long as the individual's possession of the firearm is in compliance with federal and state law.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Last Action Date: February 7, 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

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

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HB121

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Fresh Start Act of 2019

Description: Fresh Start Act of 2019 This bill establishes a process to expunge records related to certain nonviolent criminal offenses. It defines the nonviolent offenses eligible for expungement; it establishes qualifications for an eligible offender; and it sets forth procedures for filing an expungement petition. The bill increases by 5% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for a state that implements expungement procedures substantially similar to this bill. It decreases by 5% the JAG allocation for a state that fails to enact substantially similar expungement procedures.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB175

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition. This bill revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition.An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB7219

Session: 115th Congress

Title: No Guns for Terrorists Act of 2018

Description: No Guns for Terrorists Act of 2018

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

Last Action Date: December 6, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5717

Session: 115th Congress

Title: Jake Laird Act of 2018

Description: Jake Laird Act of 2018

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

Last Action Date: June 5, 2018