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PA Bill Number: HB796

Title: In protection from abuse, further providing for definitions and for relief.

Description: In protection from abuse, further providing for definitions and for relief. ...

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Last Action Date: Mar 31, 2023

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'PA Instant Check' Tag

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5080

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Secure Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a person who fails to meet age and residential requirements from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving firearms and ammunition, to increase the penalties for transfer of a firearm to any person who is under indictment, 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

HB2715

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Jaime’s Law

Description: To prevent the purchase of ammunition by prohibited purchasers.

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1237

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Jaime’s Law

Description: A bill to prevent the purchase of ammunition by prohibited purchasers.

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

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB529

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Description: A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

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

Last Action Date: March 2, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB591

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Background Check Completion Act of 2021

Description: A bill to prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB8

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: To require a background check for every firearm sale.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.

Last Action Date: May 25, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1446

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.

Last Action Date: May 25, 2022

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

HB7702

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Background Check Point of Contact Act of 2020

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to make annual grants to an eligible state that establishes or maintains a point-of-contact system for a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer to verify that a firearm sale or transfer would be lawful. To be eligible for such a grant, the state shall meet certain requirements related to the system, including (1) prohibiting a sale or transfer from being completed unless the parties to the transaction receive an approval from the system within 10 days of the start of the transaction; (2) operating a hotline for contacting the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), for use by licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers; and (3) publishing an annual report with certain information from the system and information substantially similar to the information found in a NICS operations report.

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

Last Action Date: July 21, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1262

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 21 to Buy Act

Description: Generally prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a shotgun or rifle to an individual who is under 21 years of age.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019