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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 'Mental Health' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5436

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: To prohibit the sale of a firearm unless the firearm or packaging carries a label that provides the number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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

Last Action Date: September 30, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3480

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021

Description: To support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2377

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021

Description: To authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1217

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: To amend title 38, United States Code, 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 Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB292

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a new grant program to help states and Indian tribes implement extreme risk protection order laws. Extreme risk protection order laws, or red flag laws, generally allow certain individuals (e.g., law enforcement officers or family members) to petition a court for a temporary order that prohibits an at-risk individual from purchasing and possessing firearms. The bill also expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition. Specifically, it adds a new category of prohibited persons: persons who are subject to an extreme risk protection order.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB4271

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Virginia Plan to Reduce Gun Violence Act of 2020

Description: A bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 22, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5779

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Grand Jury Reform Act of 2020

Description: Conditions a state or local government's receipt of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program on the state's compliance with certain requirements following an incident involving the use of deadly force by a local law enforcement officer that results in a person's death. Specifically, the governor must appoint a special prosecutor to present evidence before a judge to determine whether probable cause exists to criminally charge the law enforcement officer. The hearing must be open to the public.

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3244

Session: 116th Congress

Title: HERO Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2020

Description: Establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 911 operators). For example, the bill establishes (1) a public-safety officer suicide-reporting system at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and (2) a grant program for peer-support behavioral health and wellness programs within fire departments and emergency medical services agencies.

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

Last Action Date: January 28, 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 anti-gun bill

HB4199

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safer Communities Act of 2019

Description: To protect individuals by strengthening the Nation's mental health infrastructure, improving the understanding of violence, strengthening firearm prohibitions and protections for at-risk individuals, and improving and expanding the reporting of mental health records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3554

Session: 116th Congress

Title: End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019

Description: To incentivize State reporting systems that allow mental health professionals to submit information on certain individuals deemed dangerous for purposes of prohibiting firearm possession by such individuals, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1331

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Description: A bill to provide additional protections for our veterans.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB100

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether information relating to such deaths has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A covered veteran is any veteran who received VA hospital care or medical services during the five-year period preceding the veteran's death. Among other elements, the report shall include the total number of covered veterans who died by suicide, violent death, or accidental death, as well as certain demographic information.

Last Action: Subcommittee Hearings Held.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

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