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PA Bill Number: HB2759

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for Pennsylvania State Police.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for Pennsylvania State Police. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Aug 9, 2022

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Smart Guns' Tag

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HB1008

Session: 117th Congress

Title: Handgun Trigger Safety Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a framework to regulate handguns as consumer products. The bill establishes two general requirements: (1) new domestically manufactured handguns must be personalized handguns, and (2) handguns distributed in commerce must be personalized handguns or retrofitted personalized handguns. A personalized handgun allows only an authorized user to fire the handgun. The bill directs the National Institute of Justice to make grants to develop technology for personalized handguns. It also requires gun manufacturers to retrofit, at an owner's request, a domestically manufactured handgun that is not a personalized handgun or retrofitted personalized handgun. The bill authorizes the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue safety standards for personalized handguns. The CPSC and states may enforce violations, which are treated as violations under the Consumer Product Safety Act. The bill retains civil liability protections for gun manufacturers for harms resulting from the misuse of a handgun, but only if the handgun is a personalized handgun or retrofitted personalized handgun.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB4730

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Advancing Gun Safety Technology Act of 2019

Description: Authorizes the National Institute of Justice to establish a pilot program to make grants to small business concerns for the development of gun safety technology.

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

Last Action Date: November 15, 2019

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HB3420

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act

Description: Directs each civilian or military federal law enforcement agency to prescribe requirements for the safe storage and locking of service firearms when they are not in use. It specifies minimum standards for safe storage and locking, directs agencies to report lost or stolen firearms, and requires agencies to provide training and written materials to law enforcement officers.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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SB1884

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2019

Description: Increases the rate of the research tax credit from 20% to 30% for research expenses to develop smart gun technologies. The bill also modifies the excise tax on the sale of firearms to exempt the portion of the sale price that is attributable to smart gun technology. "Smart gun technology" is technology (other than a simple mechanical lock) that is designed to (1) prevent a firearm from being fired by any individual other than an authorized user; and (2) convert the firearm from the inoperable condition to the operable condition in less than two seconds after the authorized user makes contact with the firearm, the firearm's arming device, or an external safe or locking device.

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

Last Action Date: June 18, 2019

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HB942

Session: 116th Congress

Title: SAFETY Act Start Advancing Firearms Enhancements and Technology Act of 2018

Description: Increases the rate of the research tax credit from 20% to 30% for research expenses to develop smart gun technologies. The bill also modifies the excise tax on the sale of firearms to exempt the portion of the sale price that is attributable to smart gun technology. "Smart gun technology" is technology (other than a simple mechanical lock) that is designed to (1) prevent a firearm from being fired by any individual other than an authorized user; and (2) convert the firearm from the inoperable condition to the operable condition in less than two seconds after the authorized user makes contact with the firearm, the firearm's arming device, or an external safe or locking device.

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

Last Action Date: January 31, 2019