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PA Bill Number: HB1764

Title: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area.

Description: In inchoate crimes, providing for the offense of possession of firearm or other dangerous weapon in public recreation area. ...

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Last Action Date: Aug 20, 2019

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Pro Gun' Tag

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3826

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: July 18, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB2013

Session: 116th Congress

Title: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects.

Description: A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3450

Session: 116th Congress

Title: 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.

Description: 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 House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3200

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Students Act

Description: Safe Students Act This bill repeals provisions of federal criminal law that prohibit the possession or discharge of a firearm in a school zone.

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

Last Action Date: June 28, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1788

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2835

Session: 116th Congress

Title: DUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019

Description: DUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1519

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1331

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Description: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB94

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Last Action: Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2443

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

Description: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2251

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

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

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2071

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Second Amendment Protection Act

Description: Second Amendment Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 15, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1772

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Preserving Safe Communities by Ending Swatting Act of 2019

Description: Preserving Safe Communities by Ending Swatting Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB875

Session: 116th Congress

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Description: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1761

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection Act This bill removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

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

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB542

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Interstate Transport Act of 2019

Description: Interstate Transport Act of 2019

Last Action: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 161.

Last Action Date: July 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1119

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2019

Description: Responsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2019 This bill removes federal restrictions on, and creates new protections for, marijuana-related conduct and activities that are authorized by state or tribal law (i.e., state-authorized). Among other things, the bill does the following: eliminates regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act for state-authorized marijuana-related activities; allows businesses that sell marijuana in compliance with state or tribal law to claim certain federal tax credits and deductions; eliminates restrictions on print and broadcast advertising of state-authorized marijuana-related activities; creates protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses; specifies that a marijuana-related business is entitled to federal bankruptcy protections; establishes a process to expunge criminal records related to certain marijuana-related convictions; reestablishes federal student aid eligibility for certain students convicted of a misdemeanor offense for marijuana possession; exempts real property from civil forfeiture due to state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; prohibits the inadmissibility or deportability of aliens for state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; specifies that drug-related criminal activity, which is prohibited in federally assisted housing, does not include state-authorized marijuana-related conduct; establishes a new, separate registration process to facilitate medical marijuana research; authorizes health care providers employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to recommend participation in state marijuana programs; and authorizes medical providers through an Indian health program to make medical recommendations regarding marijuana.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1501

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1412

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Description: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1397

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Notify ICE Act

Description: Notify ICE Act

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1339

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1222

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill allows a state to use federal funds to cover a higher percentage of the costs for the construction and expansion of public target ranges. Specifically, a state may use specified federal grant funds to pay up to 90% of such costs (rather than 75%, as under current law). Additionally, amounts provided for these purposes shall remain available for five fiscal years (rather than two, as under current law).

Last Action: Became Public Law No: 116-17.

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1156

Session: 116th Congress

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: LEOSA Reform Act

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB743

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Securing Our Children Act of 2019

Description: Securing Our Children Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Presidential Commission on Securing Our Nation's Children. The commission must review and develop recommendations regarding the safety and security of children in the United States.

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

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1072

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Description: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from establishing a regulation, prohibition, or registration or licensing requirement with respect to a rifle or shotgun that is more restrictive (or that imposes a greater penalty) than federal law.

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB351

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB664

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019 This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm at a Corps water resources development project as long as the individual's possession of the firearm is in compliance with federal and state law.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB877

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act

Description: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act

Last Action: Subcommittee Hearings Held.

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB775

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

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

Last Action Date: March 5, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB202

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

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

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB606

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

Description: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB156

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019

Description: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019 This bill increases penalties for the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller-identification information with the intent to trigger an emergency response by (1) a government law-enforcement agency; (2) a government agency or nonprofit organization that provides fire, rescue, or emergency medical services; or (3) a public-safety answering point (i.e., a facility that has been designated to receive emergency calls and route them to emergency service personnel). Specifically, the bill provides for imprisonment, the imposition of additional criminal fines, or both. The court shall order a defendant who has been convicted of such an offense to reimburse any such entity for expenses incurred in responding to such conduct. The bill treats such an order of reimbursement as a civil judgment.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB69

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019 This bill allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid state-issued concealed carry permit, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence.

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

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019 This bill allows a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by any state or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence. Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB155

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection Act This bill removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB175

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition. This bill revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and ammunition.An individual may transport a firearm between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm. During transport, the firearm must be unloaded and secured or securely stored. Additionally, an individual may transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device, between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device. During transport, the ammunition, magazine, or feeding device must not be loaded into a firearm and must be securely stored. The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause to believe the individual failed to comply with the provisions of this bill.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019