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PA Bill Number: HR620

Title: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ...

Description: Directing the Joint State Government Commission to conduct a study regarding identifying and evaluating all categories of individuals in this ... ...

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Last Action Date: Dec 9, 2019

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this is an anti-gun bill

HB5132

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4836

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Break the Cycle of Violence Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Break the Cycle of Violence Act

Description: Break the Cycle of Violence Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4691

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

Description: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: October 16, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

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

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

Last Action Date: October 1, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4594

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Bumpstocks and Acceleration Devices Act

Description: Bumpstocks and Acceleration Devices Act

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4324

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

Description: Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: October 2, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

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: 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.

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4264

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Homefront Act

Description: Safe Homefront Act

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

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2449

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

Description: Federal Firearm Licensing Act

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4271

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4255

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

Description: Trafficking Reduction And Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act

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

Last Action Date: October 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB2376

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019

Description: Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: July 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4116

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

Description: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4080

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Description: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB4081

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Description: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

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

Last Action Date: August 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3606

Session: 116th Congress

Title: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

Description: High Speed Gunfire Prevention Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3435

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Description: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3404

Session: 116th Congress

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

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

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

Last Action Date: June 21, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1924

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Jaime's Law

Description: Jaime's Law

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

Last Action Date: June 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1779

Session: 116th Congress

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

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3214

Session: 116th Congress

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

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

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: 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. 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3076

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2959

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

Description: Freedom from Assault Weapons Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2671

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Description: Flamethrowers? Really? Act

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

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

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: 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". 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HR391

Session: 116th Congress

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

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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1134

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019

Description: Prevent Crime and Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2708

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act 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 the transport of a firearm 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1462

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2621

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Ghost Guns Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2670

Session: 116th Congress

Title: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

Description: PLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2634

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1395

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Age 21 Act

Description: Age 21 Act

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2585

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB157

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act

Description: Gun Manufacturers Accountability Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1352

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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: Gladys Ricart Gun Offender Registry Act

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2364

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act

Description: Investor Choice Against Gun Proliferation Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB730

Session: 116th Congress

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

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019 This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1745

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1279

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019

Description: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2019 This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB459

Session: 116th Congress

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

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

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1297

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

Description: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1236

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: September 10, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1266

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Description: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB447

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1115

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Safety Act of 2019 This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

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: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB952

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

Description: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019 This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB320

Session: 116th Congress

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

Description: SECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB717

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: Raise the Age Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

SB184

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act This bill 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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB674

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019 This bill 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