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HR1165

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.

Description: Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.

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

Last Action Date: June 9, 2022

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HB7883

Session: 117th Congress

Title: No Pay Until Peace Act

Description: To reduce the pay of Members of Congress when a mass shooting occurs in the United States, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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: May 27, 2022

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HR1153

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2377) to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7910) to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an increased age limit on the purchase of certain firearms, prevent gun trafficking, modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms, encourage the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes; and for other purposes. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2377) to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7910) to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an increased age limit on the purchase of certain firearms, prevent gun trafficking, modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms, encourage the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes; and for other purposes. Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2377) to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7910) to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an increased age limit on the purchase of certain firearms, prevent gun trafficking, modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms, encourage the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.

Description: Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2377) to authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7910) to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an increased age limit on the purchase of certain firearms, prevent gun trafficking, modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms, encourage the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Last Action Date: June 8, 2022

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SR651

Session: 117th Congress

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 3, 2022, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2022 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution expresses support for the designation of June 2022 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of June 3, 2022, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S2755-2756)

Last Action Date: May 26, 2022

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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

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HB7819

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Accountability for Online Firearms Marketplaces Act of 2022

Description: Removes the federal liability protection that a provider of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) receives for content provided by third parties (sometimes referred to as Section 230 protection) if the provider operates an online firearms marketplace. Online firearms marketplace refers to an interactive computer service that (1) facilitates firearm-related transactions, (2) advertises or otherwise makes available proposals for transferring firearms, or (3) makes digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2022

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SB4162

Session: 117th Congress

Title: School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Description: Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of those that were mass shootings; the number of people killed or injured in each school shooting; the age, gender, race, ethnicity, and nationality of each victim; the motivation of the shooter; how the shooting was stopped; the number and type of firearms and ammunition used in each shooting; and the response time of law enforcement. ED must direct the National Center for Education Statistics to collect and publish specified data on school shootings. The center must collect information on the existence or absence of specified measures at the time of the shooting, including physical and other types of security measures, a communication plan with local law enforcement, a response plan that includes coordination with local agencies, and an active shooter response plan.

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2022

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HB7544

Session: 117th Congress

Title: To provide a private right of action against the maker of any component of a ghost gun, and any person who facilitated a sale of the ghost gun, for injury or death resulting from the use of the ghost gun.

Description: To provide a private right of action against the maker of any component of a ghost gun, and any person who facilitated a sale of the ghost gun, for injury or death resulting from the use of the ghost gun.

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

Last Action Date: April 18, 2022

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HB7533

Session: 117th Congress

Title: To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to provide that recipients of crime victim assistance grants shall prioritize programs that provide assistance to victims of firearm violence or the family members of victims of homicide, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to provide that recipients of crime victim assistance grants shall prioritize programs that provide assistance to victims of firearm violence or the family members of victims of homicide, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: April 18, 2022

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HB6997

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Stopping the Fraudulent Sales of Firearms Act

Description: Makes it unlawful to import, manufacture, or sell a firearm or ammunition by fraudulent means (e.g., false representations). Further, it makes it unlawful to transmit a wire, radio, or television communication in interstate or foreign commerce related to such a fraudulent importation, manufacture, or sale. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 8, 2022

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HB6575

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Protecting Americans from Gun Violence Act of 2022

Description: To reduce gun violence, fund gun violence research and victim assistance, and enhance the tracking of lost and stolen firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: February 3, 2022

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HR798

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Last Action Date: December 7, 2021

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HB5764

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

Description: Directs the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to collect information from financial institutions and develop an advisory regarding the reporting of suspicious transactions related to gun violence. Specifically, FinCEN must gather information and develop an advisory related to (1) the procurement of firearms and firearm accessories for the purpose of carrying out lone-wolf acts of terror, and (2) how the U.S. firearms market facilitates gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2021

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SB3117

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

Description: Directs the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to collect information from financial institutions and develop an advisory regarding the reporting of suspicious transactions related to gun violence. Specifically, FinCEN must gather information and develop an advisory related to (1) the procurement of firearms and firearm accessories for the purpose of carrying out lone-wolf acts of terror, and (2) how the U.S. firearms market facilitates gun violence.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Last Action Date: October 28, 2021

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HB5245

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

Description: To require lost or stolen firearms to be reported to law enforcement authorities within 48 hours, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 14, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2169

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Lori Jackson-Nicolette Elias Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish a grant program relating to the removal of firearms from adjudicated domestic violence offenders, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 22, 2021

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SR242

Session: 117th Congress

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 4, 2021, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2021 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution supports the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 26, 2021

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HR437

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 4, 2021, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2021 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution supports the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HR388

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that President Biden's gun policies are unconstitutional and should never be approved.

Description: This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) U.S. policy should be to strengthen the Second Amendment rights of Americans, and (2) Congress should never stop fighting to protect the Second Amendment.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

Last Action Date: November 9, 2021

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HB2280

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

Description: Establishes new federal criminal offenses for gun trafficking and related conduct. First, the bill establishes a stand-alone federal criminal offense for gun trafficking. A violation is punishable by a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both. The bill also authorizes the seizure and forfeiture of the firearms and ammunition involved in the offense, the property involved in the offense, and the proceeds (or property traceable to the proceeds) derived from the offense. Second, the bill makes it unlawful to sell or dispose of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reason to believe that the person intends to sell or dispose of the firearm in violation of a federal law, or to sell or dispose of the firearm to a person in another state in violation of that state's law. A violation is subject to existing penalties under current law—a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both. Current law already authorizes the seizure and forfeiture of firearms and ammunition involved in the offense. also authorizes the seizure and forfeiture of the property involved in the offense and the proceeds (or property traceable to the proceeds) derived from the offense.

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

Last Action Date: October 19, 2021

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HB1007

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2021

Description: Makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1576

Session: 117th Congress

Title: National Gun Violence Research Act

Description: Promotes gun violence research, including by removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; permitting funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be used for gun violence research; establishing the National Gun Violence Research Program to promote gun violence research; and authorizing various competitive grants to support research into the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1477

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: Revises the federal statutory framework regulating the manufacture, possession, sale, import, shipment, delivery, receipt, or transfer of undetectable firearms. Current law requires firearms to be detectable by walk-through metal detectors after the removal of grips, stocks, and magazines. Specifically, firearms must be as detectable as a security exemplar (i.e., a piece of stainless steel that is 3.7 ounces and in a shape resembling a handgun). There are exceptions, including for firearms manufactured for or sold to U.S. military or intelligence agencies. requires firearms to contain detectable material after the removal of all parts other than major components. It defines detectable material as material that produces a magnetic field equivalent to that produced by 3.7 ounces of stainless steel. The bill also revises and broadens the exceptions to include firearms (1) received by, in the possession of, or under the control of the United States; or (2) produced pursuant to a contract with the United States.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB880

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2021

Description: Allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

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HB825

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: February 5, 2021

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SB3912

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Description: A bill to hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.

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

Last Action Date: June 8, 2020

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HB7468

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stop Home Manufacture of Ghost Guns Act of 2020

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to impose prohibitions relating to machines designed for the manufacturing of frames or receivers for firearms.

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

Last Action Date: July 1, 2020

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HB6006

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020

Description: Requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.

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

Last Action Date: February 27, 2020

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SB3348

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020

Description: Requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.

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

Last Action Date: February 27, 2020

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HB5866

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

Description: To require lost or stolen firearms to be reported to law enforcement authorities within 48 hours, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

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HB5777

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Accountability Act of 2020

Description: Establishes a new criminal offense for conduct by certain state or local law enforcement officers in the line of duty that constitutes murder or manslaughter.

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

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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

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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

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HB5602

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

Description: To authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism.

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

Last Action Date: September 22, 2020

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SB3190

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

Description: A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Government to take steps to prevent domestic terrorism.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S195-197)

Last Action Date: January 14, 2020

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SB3065

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Description: Requires safety standards for firearm locks and safes. Under such standards, firearm locks must be reasonably designed to (1) prevent the firearm from discharging while the lock is activated, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the firearm. Further, firearm safes must be reasonably designed to (1) secure firearms, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the safe through physical manipulation or damage.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Last Action Date: December 17, 2019

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HB5132

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

Description: Directs the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to collect information from financial institutions and to develop an advisory regarding the reporting of suspicious transactions related to gun violence. Specifically, FinCEN must gather information and develop an advisory related to (1) the procurement of firearms and firearm accessories for the purpose of carrying out lone-wolf acts of terror, and (2) how the U.S. firearms market facilitates gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB4836

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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SB2671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.

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

Last Action Date: October 23, 2019

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HB4691

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Description: Requires safety standards for firearm locks and safes. Under such standards, firearm locks must be reasonably designed to (1) prevent the firearm from discharging while the lock is activated, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the firearm. Further, firearm safes must be reasonably designed to (1) secure firearms, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the safe through physical manipulation or damage.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

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HR611

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Nonviolence Week" to raise awareness of youth violence in the United States.

Description: This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Nonviolence Week to raise awareness of youth violence and the benefits of practicing nonviolence principles.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Last Action Date: October 1, 2019

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HB4594

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Bumpstocks and Acceleration Devices Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to treat bump-stock-type devices as machineguns, and to ban the possession or transfer of other devices designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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HB4324

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

Description: Expands reporting requirements with respect to sales or dispositions of multiple firearms. Currently, a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a gun dealer) must report multiple sales of pistols or revolvers to the same person within five business days. requires a federal firearms licensee to report multiple sales or dispositions of any firearms to the same person within five business days.

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

Last Action Date: October 2, 2019

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HR555

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from accessing a firearm.

Description: This resolution affirms that reducing access to a firearm for individuals with a history of violence against women is critical to reducing the fatality of intimate partner violence in the United States. Additionally, it calls on the Senate to immediately consider the following: H.B. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019; H.B. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019; and H.B. 1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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HB4264

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Homefront Act

Description: To require the Secretary of Defense make available certain records relevant to a determination of whether a member of the Armed Forces is disqualified from possessing or receiving a firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

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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

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HB4271

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: Prohibits manufacturers and retailers from selling firearms unless the firearm includes a warning label with the toll-free telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: September 11, 2019

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HB4255

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

Description: To prevent the illegal sale of firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

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SB2376

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019

Description: A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.

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

Last Action Date: July 31, 2019

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HB4116

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4080

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Description: To require the safe storage of firearms and ammunition, and to require the investigation of reports of improper storage of firearms or ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB4081

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Description: To provide for the licensing of firearm and ammunition possession and the registration of firearms, and to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

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HB3606

Session: 116th Congress

Title: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

Description: To prohibit bump stocks and other devices designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic weapon.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3435

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states that allow local governments to impose firearms laws that are more restrictive than state firearms laws. A state that receives a grant must award subgrants to localities to help implement the more restrictive firearms laws.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3404

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2019

Description: To amend the National Firearms Act to require that local chief law enforcement officers be notified of, and provided a 90-day period to deny, firearm transfers.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019

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SB1924

Session: 116th 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: June 20, 2019

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SB1779

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

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HB3214

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or ammunition manufacturer, seller, importer, dealer, or trade association for damages resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm. Additionally, the bill states that firearms trace data maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is not immune from legal process. Such data is subject to discovery; is admissible as evidence; and may be used, relied on, or disclosed in a civil action or administrative proceeding.

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HCR46

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home.

Description: This concurrent resolution expresses support for the designation of National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to encourage parents to ask, before their child visits another home, whether there is an unlocked gun in the home.

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

Last Action Date: June 4, 2019

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HB3076

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

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HB2959

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

Description: To remove assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices from circulation, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Description: Subjects flamethrowers to regulation under federal firearms laws. It generally prohibits their manufacture, sale, transfer, and possession.

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

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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SR217

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution expresses support for the designation of June 2019 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of June 7-June 9, 2019, as National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3011)

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

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HR391

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Supporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month.

Description: This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB1134

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019

Description: Prohibits the President from removing various items from the U.S. Munitions List, which lists weapons and related equipment that are subject to export controls. Items that the President may not remove from the list include combat shotguns, silencers, flame throwers, electric armor, and various types of ammunition and weapons components.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

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HB2708

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: 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, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

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SB1462

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: 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, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) who has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

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HB2621

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists

Description: Requires the Department of Homeland Security to annually disseminate a terrorism threat assessment regarding ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers) .

Last Action: Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Homeland Security, H. Rept. 116-88, Part II.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2019

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HB2670

Session: 116th Congress

Title: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

Description: To protect the Nation's law enforcement officers by regulating the sale of the Five-seveN pistol and its variants, testing handguns for capability to penetrate body armor, and regulating the manufacture, importation, sale, or purchase of such handguns by civilians.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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HB2634

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: Generally prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, dealer, or collector (transferor) from selling or delivering a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident (transferee). Specifically, the bill removes an exception under current law that allows a transferee to obtain a rifle or shotgun from a transferor in another state, provided that (1) the transferee and transferor meet in person to accomplish the transfer; and (2) the sale, delivery, and receipt of the firearm comply with the laws of both states.

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

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SB1395

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Age 21 Act

Description: Raises the minimum age to purchase a large capacity ammunition feeding device or semiautomatic assault weapon from 18 to 21 years of age.

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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HB2585

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Establishes an Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information about resources available to help victims of gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

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HB157

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

Description: Repeals provisions of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act that prohibit civil actions or administrative proceedings against firearm or ammunition manufacturers, sellers, importers, dealers, or trade associations for harms resulting from the criminal or unlawful misuse of a firearm.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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SB1352

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Establishes an Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information about resources available to help victims of gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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HB2303

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act

Description: Establishes national standards for gun offender registration and notification.

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

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HB2364

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act

Description: Requires specified issuers of securities to annually disclose any substantial financial relationship with a manufacturer or dealer of firearms or ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: April 25, 2019

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SB730

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Makes trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term of up to 20 years (or up to 25 years, if the person also acted as an organizer), a fine, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

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HB1745

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide that persons subject to firearm restraining orders and persons convicted of violent misdemeanors are prohibited from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

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HB1279

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to make grants to states, local governments, or gun dealers to conduct gun buyback programs. The BJA may distribute smart prepaid cards for use by a state, local government, or gun dealer to compensate individuals who dispose of firearms. Additionally, the bill establishes a new criminal offense for using or accepting a smart prepaid card in the acquisition or transfer of a firearm or ammunition. A violator is subject to a fine, up to two years in prison, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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SB459

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Prohibits the President from (1) removing any firearm or related technical information from the U.S. Munitions List, or (2) changing the requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations as they were composed on January 1, 2018. The Department of State may not suspend the application of the regulations without notifying Congress under specified procedures.

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

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HB1297

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

Description: Includes armor-piercing, concealable weapons in the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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HB1236

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Addresses 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. First, the bill establishes a grant program to help states and Indian tribes implement extreme risk protection order laws and carry out related activities. Local governments and other entities may also receive grants to carry out certain activities, such as raising public awareness of extreme risk protection order laws. Further, grant recipients must use a specified portion of funds to provide training for law enforcement. In addition, the bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving, possessing, shipping, or transporting a firearm or ammunition to include persons who are subject to an extreme risk protection order.

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

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HB1266

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Description: Broadens the definition of "firearm" for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed and intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assembled.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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SB447

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and possession by a retired law enforcement officer. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification and the date of manufacture. Additionally, the bill allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender an LCAFD under a buy-back program.

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

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HB1115

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2019

Description: Allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

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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: 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

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HB952

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

Description: Establishes a framework for determining whether certain armor piercing ammunition is primarily intended for sporting purposes. Current law prohibits the import, manufacture, and distribution of armor piercing ammunition. However, armor piercing ammunition that is primarily intended for sporting purposes is exempt from the prohibition and may be lawfully imported, manufactured, and distributed.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2019

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SB320

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act

Description: Establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specifically, when the premises are closed for business, an importer, manufacturer, or dealer must secure the firearms inventory and securely store paper business records. A violator is subject to penalties—a civil fine, suspension or revocation of a license, or both a civil fine and suspension or revocation of a license.

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

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

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HB717

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: 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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SB184

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

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HB674

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2019

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HR1171

Session: 115th Congress

Title: Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives and honoring the memory of the victims of the shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, on November 19, 2018.

Description: Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives and honoring the memory of the victims of the shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, on November 19, 2018.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Last Action Date: December 6, 2018