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PA Bill Number: HB2932

Title: Prohibiting governmental action against parents, legal custodians and legal guardians of minors in the provision of certain information and services ...

Description: Prohibiting governmental action against parents, legal custodians and legal guardians of minors in the provision of certain information and servic ...

Last Action: Referred to CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2022

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Self Defense' Tag

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HB6248

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Stand Your Ground Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an affirmative defense for certain criminal violations, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: December 13, 2021

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HB2960

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Law Enforcement Officers Safety COVID Extension Act of 2021

Description: Allows a retired law enforcement officer to carry concealed firearms in calendar years 2021 and 2022 if the retired officer met the federal qualification requirements (e.g., training standards) to carry concealed firearms during calendar year 2019.

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

Last Action Date: November 9, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1155

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Virginia Plan to Reduce Gun Violence Act of 2021

Description: Makes various changes to federal firearms laws, including to expand background checks, limit handgun purchases, and extend firearms-related restrictions to new categories of persons. The bill also establishes a grant program to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws. Among its provisions, the bill establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals); generally prohibits an unlicensed person from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period; establishes a grant program to help states and Indian tribes implement extreme risk protection order laws (i.e., red flag laws); generally requires gun owners to report lost or stolen firearms to law enforcement within 48 hours of discovery; makes it unlawful to recklessly leave a loaded and unsecured firearm in a manner that endangers a minor who is under 14 years of age; and extends firearms-related restrictions on the receipt, possession, shipment, or transportation of firearms and ammunition to persons convicted of a misdemeanor crime of stalking and persons who are subject to an extreme risk protection order.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1985)

Last Action Date: April 15, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB545

Session: 117th Congress

Title: No Congressional Gun Loophole Act

Description: Prohibits the Capitol Police Board from allowing Members of Congress or their staff to carry firearms on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol or in its buildings. Members and their staff may store firearms in their cars in Capitol complex garages if their possession complies with the firearms laws of the District of Columbia and the firearms are locked with gun locks while on the complex. Current board regulations allow Members of Congress to keep firearms in their offices; the regulations also allow Members and their staff to transport unloaded and securely wrapped firearms within the Capitol grounds. Firearms are prohibited inside the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in adjacent lobbies and cloakrooms, the galleries, the Marble Room of the Senate, and the Rayburn Room of the House, unless approved by the Sergeants at Arms for security purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2021

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HB9053

Session: 116th Congress

Title: To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

Last Action Date: December 29, 2020

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HB7716

Session: 116th Congress

Title: American Family and Private Property Defense Act

Description: To establish defenses against crimes of violence, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 21, 2020

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SB4445

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protect Our Prosecutors and Judges Act of 2020

Description: A bill to establish appropriate rules for prosecutors and Federal judges to carry a concealed firearm.

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

Last Action Date: August 5, 2020

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SB4301

Session: 116th Congress

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Description: A bill to encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 23, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HR1013

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

Description: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

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

Last Action Date: June 22, 2020

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HB5716

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFER Voter Act. Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act

Description: Reduces the minimum age—from 21 years to 18 years—at which an individual may obtain a handgun from a federally licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector.

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB5713

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Bases Act

Description: Provides statutory authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow a service member to carry a concealed firearm while on any military installation. DOD must establish a single authority within the department to issue permits for this purpose. To be eligible for a permit, the service member must be on active duty and must not be prohibited under federal law from purchasing, owning, or possessing a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: January 29, 2020

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HR817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the designation of January 2020 as "National Stalking Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution expresses support for the designation of 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: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: February 7, 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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SB3130

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Servicemembers Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: A bill to amend titles 10 and 18, to permit members of the Armed Forces to possess firearms on military installations in accordance with applicable State law, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: December 19, 2019

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HB3200

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safe Students Act

Description: 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

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HB1501

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Specifies that certain retired and off-duty law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry concealed firearms are not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in a school zone.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2019

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HB664

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: 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