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PA Bill Number: HB1967

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for elk hunting licenses.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for elk hunting licenses. ...

Last Action: Referred to GAME AND FISHERIES

Last Action Date: Oct 12, 2021

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131 total bills, 71 anti-gun bills,
31 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed U.S. House Firearm Legislation

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HB1

Title: For the People Act of 2021

Description: Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls. The bill requires states to establish independent redistricting commissions to carry out congressional redistricting. Additionally, the bill sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, supporting states in securing their election systems, developing a national strategy to protect U.S. democratic institutions, establishing in the legislative branch the National Commission to Protect United States Democratic Institutions, and other provisions to improve the cybersecurity of election systems. Further, the bill addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosure of campaign-related fundraising and spending, requiring additional disclaimers regarding certain political advertising, and establishing an alternative campaign funding system for certain federal offices. The bill addresses ethics in all three branches of government, including by requiring a code of conduct for Supreme Court Justices, prohibiting Members of the House from serving on the board of a for-profit entity, and establishing additional conflict-of-interest and ethics provisions for federal employees and the White House. The bill requires the President, the Vice President, and certain candidates for those offices to disclose 10 years of tax returns.

Last Action: Received in the Senate.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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HR8

Title: Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives of the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, and for other purposes.

Description: This resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operation of Congress during the ongoing COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The resolution makes the Office of Diversity and Inclusion permanent, revises language in the rules to be gender-inclusive, and continues requirements to protect congressional employees from harassment and discrimination. The resolution also implements measures to protect whistle-blowers and increase congressional transparency. The resolution authorizes necessary amounts for the Committee on House Administration to resolve contested elections. Additionally, the Clerk of the House of Representative must establish a process for House Members to indicate their support for Senate-passed measures that have been received by the House, including maintaining a publicly available list of Members supporting each measure. The chair of the Committee on the Budget may adjust an estimate concerning the fiscal impact of legislation to exempt the budgetary effects of measures to prevent, prepare for, or respond to economic or public health consequences resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as measures to prevent, prepare for, or respond to economic, environmental, or public health consequences resulting from climate change. Until the Committee on Oversight and Reform has adopted rules, the chair of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis may issue subpoenas related to its investigation into political interference in the response to the coronavirus pandemic at the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The resolution also reauthorizes specified commissions, offices, and committees, and establishes a Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth.

Last Action: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Last Action Date: January 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HB8

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check. The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers or exchanges, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

Last Action: Received in the Senate.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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HB30

Title: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Description: To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the carry or possession of concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, an individual who is eligible to carry a concealed firearm in one state may carry or possess a concealed handgun (other than a machine gun or destructive device) in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. It sets forth requirements for the lawful concealed carry across state lines. The bill preempts most state and local laws related to concealed carry and establishes a private right of action for a person adversely affected by interference with a concealed-carry right established by this bill.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB78

Title: Legal Workforce Act

Description: Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to create an electronic employment eligibility confirmation system modeled after and to replace the E-Verify system, which allows employers and recruiters to verify the immigration status of individuals. The bill also mandates the use of such a system, where currently only some employers, such as those with federal contracts, are required to use E-Verify. The bill specifies documents that can establish an individual's identity and employment authorization. During the period starting when a job offer is made until three business days after hiring, the individual must attest to his or her employment authorization, and the employer or recruiter must attest that it has examined the individual's required documents. Employers shall reverify certain types of employees who were not previously verified using E-verify. The Social Security Administration shall notify employees if their Social Security number has been used multiple times in an unusual manner. DHS shall establish programs for blocking and suspending misused numbers. Employers that are required to use the verification system shall not be liable for any employment-related action based on a good-faith reliance on the information from the system. The bill establishes a phased-in participation deadline for different categories of employers, including agricultural employers. The bill increases civil penalties related to hiring individuals without work authorization. It also preempts state laws relating to hiring and employment eligibility verification, but states may use their authority of business licensing to penalize employers for failing to comply with the bill's provisions.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

this is an pro-gun bill

HB95

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: 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 definitions 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: March 1, 2021

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HB125

Title: Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for a 7-day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or a large capacity ammunition magazine may be transferred.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB127

Title: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Description: Establishes a process for the licensing and registration of firearms. It also prohibits the possession of certain ammunition and large capacity ammunition feeding devices. First, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives must establish (1) a licensing system for the possession of firearms or ammunition, and (2) a registration system for firearms. In addition, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must establish and maintain a publicly available database of all registered firearms. Next, the bill creates licensing requirements for the possession of a firearm and ammunition. DOJ shall issue such a license if the individual is 21 years of age or older, undergoes a criminal background check and psychological evaluation, completes a certified training course, and has an insurance policy. It also outlines the circumstances under which DOJ must deny a license (e.g., the individual was hospitalized with a mental illness). It also establishes additional requirements for an antique firearm display license and a military-style weapons license. The bill generally prohibits and penalizes the possession of a firearm or ammunition unless the individual complies with licensing and registration requirements. Further, it prohibits the transfer of a firearm or ammunition to an unlicensed person. Finally, it generally prohibits and penalizes (1) the possession of ammunition that is 0.50 caliber or greater, and (2) the possession of a large capacity ammunition feed device.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB130

Title: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Description: Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the storage of firearms and ammunition on residential premises. Specifically, the bill requires firearms and ammunition on residential premises to be safely stored if a minor is likely to gain access without permission or if an individual who resides at the residence is ineligible to possess a firearm. The firearms and ammunition must be safely stored in one of two ways: (1) secured, unloaded, and separated in a safe and locked with a trigger lock; or (2) off the premises at a storage facility or gun range. Safes, trigger locks, and storage facilities must be certified by the Department of Justice (DOJ). Finally, an individual who violates the safe storage requirements is subject to penalties—criminal penalties if the violation results in the discharge of a firearm, or civil penalties if the violation does not result in the discharge of a firearm. Additionally, DOJ must seize and safely store the individual's firearms and ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB135

Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021

Description: Requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to report to Congress on the number of firearm transfers where (1) a licensed gun dealer submits a background check through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS fails to respond within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completes the transfer. The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB137

Title: Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to (1) increase access to mental health care treatment and services, and (2) promote reporting of mental health information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

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HB167

Title: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.

Description: Makes it unlawful for a person who is not a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm at a gun show. The prohibition does not apply to a transfer to a licensed manufacturer, importer, dealer, or collector. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term, or both.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

this is an anti-gun bill

HR188

Title: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 842) to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8) to require a background check for every firearm sale; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1446) to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee; and for other purposes.

Description: This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of H.B. 842 (Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021), H.B. 8 (Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021), and H.B. 1446 (Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021). Certain proceedings regarding journal approval and adjournment shall take place on any legislative day from March 13, 2021, through April 22, 2021. It shall be in order at any time through the calendar day of April 22, 2021, for the Speaker of the House to suspend the rules. The resolution waives the two-thirds vote requirement to allow consideration of resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules through the legislative day of April 22, 2021, on the same day they are presented to the House. The resolution also waives certain procedural requirements for a specified time period regarding journal approval, adjournment, suspension of the rules, and consideration of certain resolutions. Finally, the resolution revises H. Res. 8 (adopting and modifying the rules of the House for the 117th Congress) to increase the membership of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis from 15 to 16 with 7 instead of 6 of such members being recommended by the minority leader.

Last Action: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2021

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HB194

Title: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

Description: Requires the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Justice to report to Congress on the number of (1) firearm transfer denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation; (2) prosecutions resulting from such investigations; and (3) firearms recovered by the ATF in cases in which a denial was issued by the system after a firearm was transferred.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HB225

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.

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

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HR388

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that President Biden's gun policies are unconstitutional and should never be approved.

Description: This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) U.S. policy should be to strengthen the Second Amendment rights of Americans, and (2) Congress should never stop fighting to protect the Second Amendment.

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

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021

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HB405

Title: LEAD Act of 2021 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2021

Description: Directs the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Interior shall establish and annually update a list of nonlead ammunition. The prohibition shall not apply to (1) a government official or agent who is carrying out a statutory duty unrelated to the management of wildlife; (2) a state, local, tribal, or federal law enforcement officer, or the agent of such an officer, who is carrying out a statutory duty; or (3) an active member of the U.S. military who is carrying out official duties. A person that knowingly violates the prohibition may be assessed a civil penalty by Interior of (1) no more than $500 for the first violation, and (2) no less than $1,000 or more than $5,000 for a second or subsequent violation.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021

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HR437

Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 4, 2021, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2021 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: This resolution supports the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Month and the designation of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

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HB545

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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HB647

Title: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Description: Restricts the sale or transfer of shotguns and rifles across state lines. Specifically, it prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident. Current law allows such sales or transfers if both parties meet in person to conduct the transaction and if the transaction complies with the laws of both states.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

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HR717

Title: Recognizing the Dominican community's presence and contributions to Washington Heights and Inwood.

Description: Recognizing the Dominican community's presence and contributions to Washington Heights and Inwood.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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: October 12, 2021

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HR720

Title: Calling for stability and the cessation of violence and condemning ISIS-affiliated terrorist activity in northern Mozambique, including the Cabo Delgado Province, and for other purposes.

Description: Calling for stability and the cessation of violence and condemning ISIS-affiliated terrorist activity in northern Mozambique, including the Cabo Delgado Province, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: October 15, 2021

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HB748

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Establishes a framework to regulate the storage of firearms on residential premises at the federal, state, and tribal levels. At the federal level, the bill establishes statutory requirements for firearms on residential premises to be safely stored if a minor is likely to gain access without permission or if a resident is ineligible to possess a firearm. An individual who violates the requirements is subject to criminal penalties. A firearm stored in violation of the requirements is subject to seizure and forfeiture. At the state and tribal levels, the bill requires the Department of Justice to award grants to implement functionally identical requirements for the safe storage of firearms.

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

Last Action Date: March 22, 2021

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HB825

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Description: 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: February 5, 2021

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HB880

Title: Firearm Safety Act of 2021

Description: Allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

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HB882

Title: Keeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act

Description: Expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from shipping, transporting, receiving, or possessing firearms or ammunition. Specifically, it adds the following new categories of prohibited persons: persons convicted of a crime of violence in the most recent 10-year period; persons under age 25 who have been adjudicated as having committed an offense that would have been a crime of violence if committed by an adult; persons convicted, during a consecutive 3-year period in the most recent 10-year period, of two separate offenses involving drug or alcohol possession or distribution; and persons convicted of stalking.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB933

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Description: Removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act. The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles. The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB993

Title: Second Amendment Preservation Act

Description: Prohibits the use of FY2021 appropriations to enforce any measure, law, regulation, or guidance issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after November 1, 2020; or to enforce, implement, or advance any measure, law, regulation, or guidance relating to the lawful use, purchase, sale, possession, or transportation of firearms by any U.S. citizen.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1004

Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2021

Description: Establishes requirements for gun purchasers and gun owners to be covered by a qualified liability insurance policy. A qualified liability insurance policy, with respect to a firearm purchaser, is a policy that covers losses resulting from use of the firearm while it is owned by the purchaser. A person who fails to comply with the requirements is subject to a criminal fine of up to $10,000.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1005

Title: To require records of the national instant criminal background check system to be retained for at least 90 days.

Description: To require records of the national instant criminal background check system to be retained for at least 90 days.

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

Last Action Date: February 11, 2021

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HB1006

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2021

Description: Establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows. Specifically, the bill requires the following: a person who operates a gun show must meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); and a firearm transfer between private parties at a gun show must be facilitated by a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer in compliance with certain background check and recordkeeping requirements.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1007

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2021

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1008

Title: Handgun Trigger Safety Act of 2021

Description: To provide for the development and use of technology for personalized handguns, to require that all handguns manufactured or sold in, or imported into, the United States incorporate such technology, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: April 23, 2021

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HB1027

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: February 11, 2021

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HB1105

Title: Mandatory Minimum Sentence Reform Act

Description: Creates an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentencing requirements. Current law prohibits and imposes a mandatory minimum sentence for using, carrying, or possessing a firearm during a crime of violence. excludes from the mandatory minimum sentencing requirement a federal employee outside the United States who is required to carry a firearm while on duty and who, while on duty, uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during a crime of violence.

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

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1132

Title: Gun Owner Privacy Act

Description: Restricts the use of federal funds in connection with the implementation and operation of a firearms-related background check system. Specifically, it prohibits the use of federal funds for a firearms-related background check system that does not immediately destroy all information about a person who is eligible to own firearms, or the implementation or collection of a tax or fee in connection with a firearms-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1207

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2021

Description: Establishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, purchase, shipment, and transport of ammunition. Among other things, the bill requires an ammunition dealer to be licensed; requires ammunition sales to be conducted in person; and requires a licensed ammunition importer, manufacturer, or dealer to report on bulk sales of ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1210

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: Broadens the authority for certain law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, the bill allows qualified active and retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms and ammunition (including magazines) in school zones; in national parks; on state, local, or private property that is open to the public; and in certain federal facilities that are open to the public. Further, the bill permits states to reduce the frequency with which retired law enforcement officers must meet certain qualification standards.

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

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1217

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Description: To amend title 38, United States Code, 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 Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

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HB1441

Title: No Guns for Abusers Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for states, local governments, and tribal governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domestic violence protective order. The National Institute of Justice must report on best practices for implementing such procedures, and DOJ must submit federal legislative recommendations in accordance with the best practices.

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

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1446

Title: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: (Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a minimum of 10 business days, that a federal firearms licensee must wait to receive a completed background check prior to transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person. (This type of transaction is often referred to as a default proceed transaction.) If a submitted background check remains incomplete after 10 business days, then the prospective purchaser may submit a petition for a final firearms eligibility determination. If an additional 10 days elapse without a final determination, then the federal firearms licensee may transfer the firearm to the prospective purchaser. (Sec. 3) The Government Accountability Office must report on the extent to which the changes have prevented firearms transfers to prohibited persons. (Sec. 4) The Federal Bureau of Investigation must report on the number of petitions it receives for final federal firearms determinations. (Sec. 5) The Department of Justice, in consultation with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, must report on further amendments to the background check process that would likely reduce the risk of death or great bodily harm to victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse, dating partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Last Action: Received in the Senate.

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

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HB1454

Title: Ghost Guns Are Guns Act

Description: Broadens the definition of firearm for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed or 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: April 28, 2021

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HB1477

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1494

Title: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act

Description: To protect victims of stalking from gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1518

Title: 21st Century NICS Act

Description: Modifies procedures for conducting firearms-related background checks through the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it permits the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1534

Title: Protecting the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Act of 2021

Description: Prohibits (1) the President or the Department of Health and Human Services from declaring emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control; and (2) a federal officer or employee, or person operating under color of federal law, from banning the manufacture, sale, or transfer of firearms or ammunition while acting in support of relief from a major disaster or emergency.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

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HB1560

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2021

Description: Establishes the Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information about helpful resources.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1567

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Description: Specifies that certain active and retired 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: May 18, 2021

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HB1576

Title: National Gun Violence Research Act

Description: Promotes gun violence research, including by removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; permitting funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be used for gun violence research; establishing the National Gun Violence Research Program to promote gun violence research; and authorizing various competitive grants to support research into the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of gun violence.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1604

Title: STOP Straw Purchases Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1642

Title: Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives Act

Description: Establishes requirements and authorities for the Department of Justice to take certain actions to address the illegal purchase and possession of firearms, including by authorizing grants and establishing task forces to increase investigations and prosecutions of relevant offenses.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1680

Title: Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act

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

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1691

Title: Second Amendment Protection Act

Description: To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue guidance to identify firearms business operations of licensed manufacturers and licensed dealers as essential businesses during certain national emergencies, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1715

Title: SAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Description: 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 or tax) than federal law.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1752

Title: COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

Description: Establishes a three-day waiting period for certain handgun transfers. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless three business days have elapsed since the licensee initiated a background check. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to one year in prison, or both. Additionally, the bill makes it unlawful for an unlicensed individual to receive a handgun from another unlicensed individual unless at least three business days have elapsed since the recipient most recently offered to take possession of the handgun. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to five years in prison, or both. The three-day waiting period does not apply to certain handgun transfers, such as for a loan between spouses for a lawful purpose.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1758

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Description: Removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act. The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles. The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1769

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2021

Description: Requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1771

Title: Defending Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Act

Description: Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from transmitting personally identifiable information of veterans or their beneficiaries to the national instant criminal background check system utilized by licensed importers or dealers of firearms solely on the basis that a veteran has a service-connected disability.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Last Action Date: April 28, 2021

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HB1782

Title: Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2021

Description: Modifies procedural requirements related to the transfer of machine guns, destructive devices, and certain other firearms. Specifically, the bill requires the chief law enforcement officer of the jurisdiction in which the transferee primarily resides to be notified of the pending transfer and given 90 days to object.

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

Last Action Date: March 10, 2021

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HB1787

Title: Ensuring Second Amendment Freedoms are Executed Timely Act

Description: Allows a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person if a submitted background check remains incomplete after three calendar days (currently, three business days).

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1808

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2021

Description: To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1827

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed by individuals, 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 18, 2021

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HB1858

Title: U.S. Military Right To Carry Act

Description: Requires a state that receives funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have implemented (1) a law or policy authorizing members of the Armed Forces who are outside of their state of residence under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and (2) a law or policy that treats members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the state as residents of the state for purposes of issuing a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Department of Justice must reduce by 5% the amount that a state would otherwise receive under the grant program if the state fails to comply with either requirement.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1906

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1923

Title: Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1952

Title: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2021

Description: Establishes requirements for incorporating passive identification capability into firearms sold in the United States. The term passive identification capability means technology that (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and (2) does not transmit an electronic monitoring or tracking signal. Additionally, the bill requires a gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm to local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery. A gun owner who fails to report a lost or stolen firearm is subject to penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to one year, or both.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB1961

Title: ATF Accountability Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a federal statutory process for licensed gun dealers, importers, and manufacturers to appeal rulings and determinations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB2280

Title: Prevent Gun Trafficking Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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HB2282

Title: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

Description: Amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws. Specifically, the bill removes provisions that limit the use of firearms tracing data, limit the disclosure of data under the Freedom of Information Act, prohibit imposing a requirement that gun dealers conduct a physical inventory, prohibit consolidating or centralizing records maintained by federal firearm licensees (e.g., gun dealers), and require national instant criminal background check records to be destroyed within 24 hours.

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

Last Action Date: March 29, 2021

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HB2377

Title: Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021

Description: To authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

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HB2426

Title: State Access to Firearms Evading Revocation Act

Description: The bill expands the categories of persons to whom the sale or disposition of a firearm or ammunition is prohibited. Specifically, the bill adds a new category of prohibited persons: persons (1) who have had a state permit or license to purchase, own, or possess a firearm revoked and not reinstated; or (2) who have been ordered by a state court to surrender all firearms and such firearms have not been lawfully returned.

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2021

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HB2427

Title: NFA Modernization Act of 2021

Description: Increases from $200 to $300 the excise tax on the transfer of certain firearms. It also establishes a Firearms Trust Fund and transfers to such fund the revenues from the increased excise tax. The bill requires equal 50% expenditures from the fund for gun violence prevention initiatives of the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, and Explosives and the Office of Justice Programs of the Department of Justice.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: April 8, 2021

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HB2459

Title: BUILDS Act Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills

Description: Requires the Department of Labor to award implementation or renewal grants to eligible industry or sector partnerships to achieve certain strategic objectives with respect to targeted infrastructure industries (e.g., transportation, construction, energy, information technology, or utilities industries). Such strategic objectives must include recruiting key stakeholders in the targeted infrastructure industries; identifying the training needs of multiple businesses in such industries; facilitating actions that lead to economies of scale by aggregating multiple businesses' training and education needs; helping grant recipients who provide career and technical education and training in aligning curricula, entrance requirements, and programs to the targeted infrastructure's needs and required credentials; providing information on grant activities to state agencies to enable them to inform unemployment compensation recipients of employment and training opportunities; and helping partner businesses to attract potential workers from a diverse job seeker base.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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HB2460

Title: Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act

Description: Allows two borrowers, who had previously received a joint consolidation loan for their federal student loan debt, to submit a joint application to the Department of Education to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. One borrower may submit a separate application in the event that the individual is experiencing domestic or economic abuse from the other individual borrower or is unable to reasonably reach or access the loan information of the other borrower.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

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HB2466

Title: Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2021

Description: Includes armor-piercing, concealable weapons in the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: April 13, 2021

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HB2469

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: Modifies the treatment of silencers under federal statutes governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it removes silencers from the list of firearms subject to regulation (i.e., registration and licensing requirements) under the National Firearms Act (NFA). Additionally, it excludes a muffler or silencer from the list of firearms subject to regulation (e.g., background check requirements) under the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). Finally, the bill does the following: preempts state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers, specifies that a person who lawfully acquires or possesses a silencer under provisions of the GCA meets the registration and licensing requirements of the NFA, eliminates mandatory minimum prison terms for a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense in which a defendant uses or carries a firearm equipped with a silencer or muffler, and permits active and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed silencer.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: April 13, 2021

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HB2510

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: 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: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 14, 2021

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HB2544

Title: Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a firearm silencer or firearm muffler. The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer or firearm muffler, including the following: importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments; and importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials. In addition, the bill requires the Department of Justice to establish and implement a buy-back program to purchase firearm silencers and firearm mufflers. States and local governments may use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender firearm silencers and firearm mufflers under this buy-back program.

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

Last Action Date: April 14, 2021

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HB2707

Title: Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

Description: Authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.

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

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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HB2715

Title: Jaime’s Law

Description: Establishes background check requirements for the sale and transfer of ammunition. Specifically, the bill prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from transferring ammunition to an unlicensed individual prior to submitting a background check through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. It also establishes penalties for violations. (Currently, background checks are required under these circumstances for the transfer of firearms, but not for ammunition.) Additionally, it prohibits an ammunition transfer between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals) unless a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer first takes possession of the ammunition to conduct a background check. However, this prohibition does not apply to certain ammunition transfers, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

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

Last Action Date: April 20, 2021

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HB2749

Title: Lethal Means Safety Training Act

Description: Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its Lethal Means Safety and Suicide Prevention training course at least once a year to ensure it is culturally appropriate and uses best practices identified by subject matter experts (e.g., veterans service organizations). The bill requires certain VA employees and care providers to take the most recently updated version of the training course within 90 days after the person is hired, agrees to furnish care, or receives support and at least annually thereafter. Specifically, the bill requires the following categories of VA employees or care providers to take the training course: employees of the Veterans Health Administration or Veterans Benefits Administration who regularly interact with veterans, compensation and pension examiners, employees of Veterans Centers or vocational rehabilitation facilities, employees of Veterans Community Care Providers who provide care to veterans, and family caregivers receiving support under the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The VA must publish the training course on a publicly available VA website. Additionally, the VA must publish a report on its website that includes the percentage of individuals in each category who have completed such training.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: July 14, 2021

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HB2814

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

Description: 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 House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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HB2830

Title: GRAM Act Gun Rights And Marijuana Act

Description: Removes federal firearms-related restrictions on certain individuals who use or are addicted to marijuana. Currently, federal firearms law prohibits the sale or disposition of a firearm or ammunition to persons who are unlawful users of or addicted to a controlled substance. exempts from the prohibition an adult whose use of or addiction to marijuana is lawful in the state or on the tribal lands where the person resides.

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

Last Action Date: April 22, 2021

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HB2890

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: April 28, 2021

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HB2960

Title: Law Enforcement Officers Safety COVID Extension Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an exception for certain qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 4, 2021

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HB2971

Title: Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require an alien lawfully admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa to obtain the approval of the Attorney General before receiving a firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 4, 2021

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HB3015

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a Federal firearms licensee from selling or delivering certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles to a person under 21 years of age, with exceptions for active duty military personnel and full-time law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 7, 2021

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HB3088

Title: Untraceable Firearms Act of 2021

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: May 11, 2021

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HB3101

Title: RIFLE Act Repealing Illegal Freedom and Liberty Excises Act

Description: Repeals the excise tax on the transfer of firearms. The bill shall not be construed as placing any regulated firearms under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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

Last Action Date: May 11, 2021

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HB3153

Title: Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act

Description: Modifies the prior convictions that trigger a 15-year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three or more such prior convictions.

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

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021

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HB3159

Title: Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2021

Description: 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 House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: May 12, 2021

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HB3250

Title: POLICE Act of 2021 Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2021

Description: Modifies federal restrictions on the possession of firearms and dangerous weapons in federal facilities. Specifically, the bill permits uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms and dangerous weapons in certain federal facilities that are open to the general public.

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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HB3252

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

Description: Modifies provisions related to theft of firearms. Under current law, it is unlawful to steal a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. broadens the scope of unlawful conduct to also prohibit stealing a firearm from a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club. An attempt to commit an offense is subject to the same penalties as a substantive offense. The bill modifies these penalties by increasing the maximum prison term.

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2021

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HB3290

Title: Disarming Felons Act

Description: To prohibit the disposition of a firearm to, and the possession of a firearm by, an adult who, while a juvenile who had attained 15 years of age but not 18 years of age, committed an offense that would have been a felony if committed by an adult.

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

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HB3299

Title: Protecting Our Communities Act

Description: To help reduce gun violence through background checks and the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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: May 18, 2021

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HB3480

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021

Description: To support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

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HB3509

Title: Safe Gun Storage Act of 2021

Description: Requires safety standards for firearm locks and safes. Under such standards, firearm locks must be reasonably designed to (1) prevent the firearm from discharging while the lock is activated, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the firearm. Further, firearm safes must be reasonably designed to (1) secure firearms, and (2) prevent unauthorized access to the safe through physical manipulation or damage.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

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HB3536

Title: Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2021

Description: Requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.

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

Last Action Date: May 25, 2021

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HB3740

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2021

Description: Establishes a statutory framework for the licensing and registration of all handguns owned, possessed, or controlled in the United States.

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

Last Action Date: June 4, 2021

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HB3820

Title: Firearm Due Process Protection Act

Description: To enforce the requirement that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System make a final disposition of requests to correct its records within 60 days, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2021

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HB3823

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to update the definition of rifles, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to update the definition of rifles, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: June 11, 2021

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HB3863

Title: Fair Representation Act

Description: To establish the use of ranked choice voting in elections for Senators and Representatives in Congress, to require each State with more than one Representative to establish multi-member congressional districts, to require States to conduct congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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: June 14, 2021

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HB3929

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: 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 transport 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: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 16, 2021

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HB3960

Title: Brian A. Terry Memorial Eliminate the ATF Act Brian A. Terry Memorial Eliminate the ATF Act

Description: To eliminate the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, remove firearm restrictions on lawful gun owners, and provide funds to surviving families of border patrol agents killed as a result of Operation Fast and Furious.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Homeland Security, 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: June 17, 2021

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HB3989

Title: Defective Firearms Protection Act Defective Firearms Protection Act

Description: Permits 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: June 17, 2021

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HB3998

Title: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

Description: Establishes additional requirements for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Specifically, the bill requires the ATF to make a video recording of its process for evaluating and testing an item to determine if it is a firearm or ammunition.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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: June 17, 2021

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HB4060

Title: Second Amendment is Essential Act of 2021

Description: To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to designate the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing firearms, or importing or manufacturing ammunition pursuant to section 923 of title 18, United States Code, as a critical infrastructure sector, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3162-3163)

Last Action Date: June 28, 2021

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HB4136

Title: Responsible Ownership of Firearms Act of 2021

Description: Directs the Bureau of Justice Assistance to award competitive grants to nonprofit organizations to purchase and distribute firearm locking devices to firearm owners and distribute educational materials on firearm safety.

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

Last Action Date: June 24, 2021

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HB4139

Title: Lori Jackson-Nicolette Elias Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish a grant program relating to the removal of firearms from adjudicated domestic violence offenders, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 24, 2021

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HB4225

Title: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2021 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2021

Description: Makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: June 29, 2021

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HB4238

Title: MASS Act MASS Act Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021 Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021

Description: Authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements. A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following: an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.

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

Last Action Date: June 29, 2021

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HB4246

Title: Background Check Point of Contact Act of 2021 Background Check Point of Contact Act of 2021

Description: To establish a grant program through the Department of Justice to incentivize States to establish point-of-contact systems for firearm sales subject to a background check, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2021

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HB4271

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021 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

this is an pro-gun bill

HB4312

Title: NFA SBS Act NFA SBS Act No Frivolous Application for Short-Barreled Shotguns Act No Frivolous Application for Short-Barreled Shotguns Act

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled shotguns from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 1, 2021

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HB4423

Title: Gun Theft Prevention Act Gun Theft Prevention Act

Description: To enhance safety and security at federally licensed gun shops, and for other purposes.

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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HB4722

Title: Vote Without Fear Act Vote Without Fear Act

Description: To prohibit the unauthorized possession of a firearm at a Federal election site.

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

Last Action Date: July 27, 2021

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HB4804

Title: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

Description: To amend the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to provide notification to relevant law enforcement agencies in the event that a background check conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System determines that a person may not receive a firearm, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 29, 2021

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HB4836

Title: Firearm Owners Responsibility and Safety Act

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: July 29, 2021

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HB4888

Title: Local Public Health And Safety Protection Act

Description: Authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states that allow local governments to impose firearms laws that are more restrictive than state firearms laws. A state that receives a grant must award subgrants to localities to help implement the more restrictive firearms laws.

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

Last Action Date: July 30, 2021

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HB4953

Title: National Firearms Amendments Act of 2021

Description: Includes within the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act a semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept a detachable ammunition feeding device.

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

Last Action Date: August 6, 2021

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HB4992

Title: 21 to Buy Act

Description: Generally prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a shotgun or rifle to an individual who is under 21 years of age.

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

Last Action Date: August 10, 2021

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HB5080

Title: Secure Background Checks Act of 2021

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a person who fails to meet age and residential requirements from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving firearms and ammunition, to increase the penalties for transfer of a firearm to any person who is under indictment, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: August 23, 2021

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HB5133

Title: Transparency in Reporting for an Accurate Count of Combat Equipment (TRACCE) Act

Description: Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report the theft or loss of any ammunition, destructive device, or explosive material from its stocks to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives within the Department of Justice. Currently, DOD only reports on such thefts or losses to the Department of the Treasury. The bill also requires DOD to annually report on all instances of missing, lost, or stolen weapons, large amounts of ammunition, destructive devices, or explosive material from its stocks.

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

Last Action Date: August 31, 2021

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HB5245

Title: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

Description: To require lost or stolen firearms to be reported to law enforcement authorities within 48 hours, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 14, 2021

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HB5273

Title: Gun Safety Board and Research Act

Description: To establish a Gun Safety Board, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: September 17, 2021

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HB5427

Title: Closing the Bump Stock Loophole Act of 2021

Description: To regulate bump stocks in the same manner as machineguns.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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: September 29, 2021

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HB5428

Title: School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Description: To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

Last Action Date: September 29, 2021

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HB5436

Title: Gun Suicide Prevention Act

Description: To prohibit the sale of a firearm unless the firearm or packaging carries a label that provides the number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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

Last Action Date: September 30, 2021

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HB5465

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

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require federally licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers to meet certain requirements with respect to securing their firearms inventory, business records, and business premises.

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

Last Action Date: September 30, 2021

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HB5591

Title: Student Food Security Act of 2021

Description: To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, establish college student food insecurity demonstration programs, and for other purposes.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Last Action Date: October 15, 2021

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