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PA Bill Number: HB2473

Title: In returns of primaries and elections, further providing for appeals to court from decisions of the county board and for Secretary of the ...

Description: In returns of primaries and elections, further providing for appeals to court from decisions of the county board and for Secretary of the ... ...

Last Action: Referred to STATE GOVERNMENT

Last Action Date: Jul 12, 2024

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'License To Own' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

SB4263

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to require licenses to acquire or receive firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 19, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB4184

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2022

Description: A bill to provide for the implementation of a system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms and for a record of sale system for those firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 11, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB7730

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2022

Description: To provide for the implementation of a system of licensing for purchasers of certain firearms and for a record of sale system for those firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2325

Session: 117th Congress

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021

Description: A bill to provide grants to States to encourage the implementation and maintenance of firearms licensing requirements, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 13, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4238

Session: 117th Congress

Title: MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021

Description: To provide grants to States to encourage the implementation and maintenance of firearms licensing requirements, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3740

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2021

Description: To provide for the mandatory licensing and registration of handguns, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2707

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: To authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2426

Session: 117th Congress

Title: State Access to Firearms Evading Revocation Act

Description: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to a person whose State license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm has been revoked, or a person who has been ordered by a State court to surrender all firearms.

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB770

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: A bill to authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: March 16, 2021

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 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 anti-gun bill

SB2449

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to require licenses to acquire or receive firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 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: Establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires owners of certain firearms—handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device—to obtain a license, and establishes background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties.

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: Establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requires owners of certain firearms—handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device—to obtain a license, and establishes background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties.

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

Last Action Date: July 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2014

Session: 116th Congress

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

Description: Authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements. A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following: an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the 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: Authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements. A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following: an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3285

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: 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: Authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB687

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

Description: Establishes a statutory framework for the licensing and registration of all handguns owned, possessed, or controlled in the United States.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019