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PA Bill Number: HB2761

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying a firearm in the Capitol.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for the offense of carrying a firearm in the Capitol. ...

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Last Action Date: Aug 5, 2022

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Punishing Firearms Dealers' Tag

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HB7819

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Accountability for Online Firearms Marketplaces Act of 2022

Description: To amend the Communications Decency Act to remove immunity for online firearms marketplaces, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2022

this is an anti-gun bill

HB6213

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act

Description: Imposes restrictions on the transfer of business inventory firearms by a firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer whose license is revoked or denied. An individual who violates the restrictions is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, prison term of up to one year (or five years if the violation was willful), or both.

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

Last Action Date: December 9, 2021

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HB5436

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: Prohibits manufacturers and retailers from selling firearms unless the firearm includes a 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: October 1, 2021

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HB5465

Session: 117th 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: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: September 30, 2021

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SB2908

Session: 117th 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: September 30, 2021

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HB4423

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Gun Theft Prevention Act

Description: Makes various changes to federal firearms laws related to detecting and deterring the theft of firearms from federally licensed gun dealers. Among the changes, the bill establishes security requirements for gun dealers; background check requirements for employees of gun dealers; inspection requirements for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; and reporting requirements for individual gun owners.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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: July 13, 2021

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SB2320

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021

Description: Modifies the requirements and penalties applicable to an individual who engages in the business of dealing, importing, or manufacturing firearms (i.e., a federal firearms licensee, or FFL). Among other things, the bill does the following: increases the allowable number of annual compliance inspections; authorizes the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to hire at least 80 additional personnel to conduct additional inspections; increases the maximum prison term for an FFL or licensed collector who knowingly makes a false statement or representation in required firearms records; allows the ATF to require an FFL to conduct physical inventories if the FFL unlawfully transfers a firearm or if 10 or more crime guns are traced back to the FFL; allows the ATF to deny an application for a federal firearms license if it would endanger public safety or if the applicant is unlikely to comply with the law; and modifies the liability standard for an FFL who fails to comply with laws or regulations.

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

Last Action Date: July 13, 2021

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HB4271

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021

Description: Modifies the requirements and penalties applicable to an individual who engages in the business of dealing, importing, or manufacturing firearms (i.e., a federal firearms licensee, or FFL). Among other things, the bill does the following: increases the allowable number of annual compliance inspections; authorizes the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to hire at least 80 additional personnel to conduct additional inspections; increases the maximum prison term for an FFL or licensed collector who knowingly makes a false statement or representation in required firearms records; allows the ATF to require an FFL to conduct physical inventories if the FFL unlawfully transfers a firearm or if 10 or more crime guns are traced back to the FFL; allows the ATF to deny an application for a federal firearms license if it would endanger public safety or if the applicant is unlikely to comply with the law; and modifies the liability standard for an FFL who fails to comply with laws or regulations.

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2021