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PA Bill Number: HB1967

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for elk hunting licenses.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for elk hunting licenses. ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Oct 12, 2021

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'License To Carry' Tag

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1610

Session: 117th Congress

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: Broadens the authority for certain law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, the bill allows qualified active and retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms and ammunition (including magazines) in school zones; in national parks; on state, local, or private property that is open to the public; and in certain federal facilities that are open to the public. Further, the bill permits states to reduce the frequency with which retired law enforcement officers must meet certain qualification standards.

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

Last Action Date: May 13, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2960

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Officers Safety COVID Extension Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an exception for certain qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 4, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1522

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2021

Description: A bill to allow reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms.

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

Last Action Date: April 29, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2426

Session: 117th Congress

Title: State Access to Firearms Evading Revocation Act

Description: The bill expands the categories of persons to whom the sale or disposition of a firearm or ammunition is prohibited. Specifically, the bill adds a new category of prohibited persons: persons (1) who have had a state permit or license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm revoked and not reinstated; or (2) who have been ordered by a state court to surrender all firearms and such firearms have not been lawfully returned.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1858

Session: 117th Congress

Title: U.S. Military Right To Carry Act

Description: Requires a state that receives funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have implemented (1) a law or policy authorizing members of the Armed Forces who are outside of their state of residence under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and (2) a law or policy that treats members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the state as residents of the state for purposes of issuing a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Department of Justice must reduce by 5% the amount that a state would otherwise receive under the grant program if the state fails to comply with either requirement.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB720

Session: 117th Congress

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Description: Requires a state that receives funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have implemented (1) a law or policy authorizing members of the Armed Forces who are outside of their state of residence under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and (2) a law or policy that treats members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the state as residents of the state for purposes of issuing a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Department of Justice must reduce by 5% the amount that a state would otherwise receive under the grant program if the state fails to comply with either requirement.

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

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1680

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

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

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

SB525

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

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

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

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1027

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Safe Bases Act

Description: Provides statutory authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow a service member to carry a concealed firearm while on any military installation. DOD must establish a single authority within the department to issue permits for this purpose. To be eligible for a permit, the service member must be on active duty and must not be prohibited under federal law from purchasing, owning, or possessing a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB545

Session: 117th Congress

Title: No Congressional Gun Loophole Act

Description: Prohibits the Capitol Police Board from allowing Members of Congress or their staff to carry firearms on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol or in its buildings. Members and their staff may store firearms in their cars in Capitol complex garages if their possession complies with the firearms laws of the District of Columbia and the firearms are locked with gun locks while on the complex. Current board regulations allow Members of Congress to keep firearms in their offices; the regulations also allow Members and their staff to transport unloaded and securely wrapped firearms within the Capitol grounds. Firearms are prohibited inside the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in adjacent lobbies and cloakrooms, the galleries, the Marble Room of the Senate, and the Rayburn Room of the House, unless approved by the Sergeants at Arms for security purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the carry or possession of concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, an individual who is eligible to carry a concealed firearm in one state may carry or possess a concealed handgun (other than a machine gun or destructive device) in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. It sets forth requirements for the lawful concealed carry across state lines. The bill preempts most state and local laws related to concealed carry and establishes a private right of action for a person adversely affected by interference with a concealed-carry right established by this bill.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB9053

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Last Action Date: December 29, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB4445

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protect Our Prosecutors and Judges Act of 2020

Description: A bill to establish appropriate rules for prosecutors and Federal judges to carry a concealed firearm.

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

Last Action Date: August 5, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB4301

Session: 116th Congress

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Description: A bill to encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 23, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB7715

Session: 116th Congress

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Description: To encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 21, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB5875

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act

Description: Broadens the scope of allowable firearm transactions involving active duty service members and their spouses. Specifically, the bill allows a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or his or her spouse, is a resident of the state in which (1) the member or spouse maintains legal residence, (2) the permanent duty station of the member is located, and (3) the member maintains a home from which he or she commutes to the permanent duty station.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

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 pro-gun bill

HB5716

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFER Voter Act. Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act

Description: Reduces the minimum age—from 21 years to 18 years—at which an individual may obtain a handgun from a federally licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector.

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB5713

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Bases Act

Description: Provides statutory authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow a service member to carry a concealed firearm while on any military installation. DOD must establish a single authority within the department to issue permits for this purpose. To be eligible for a permit, the service member must be on active duty and must not be prohibited under federal law from purchasing, owning, or possessing a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: January 29, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HR817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the designation of January 2020 as "National Stalking Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Stalking Awareness Month. Additionally, it does the following: applauds the efforts of service providers, police, prosecutors, national and community organizations, campuses, and private sector supporters to promote awareness of stalking; encourages increased awareness of stalking and the availability of services for stalking victims; and urges national and community organizations, private businesses, and the media to promote awareness of the crime of stalking through National Stalking Awareness Month.

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

Last Action Date: February 7, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SR480

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A resolution raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2020 as "National Stalking Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution designates January 2020 as National Stalking Awareness Month. Additionally, it does the following: applauds the efforts of service providers, police, prosecutors, national and community organizations, campuses, and private sector supporters to promote awareness of stalking; encourages increased awareness of stalking and the availability of services for stalking victims; and urges national and community organizations, private businesses, and the media to promote awareness of the crime of stalking through National Stalking Awareness Month.

Last Action: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR (01/21/2020) S437)

Last Action Date: February 27, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1156

Session: 116th Congress

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act and provisions relating to the carrying of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB69

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid state-issued concealed carry permit, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence.

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

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by any state or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence. Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019