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PA Bill Number: SB293

Title: In actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders.

Description: In actions, proceedings and other matters generally, providing for extreme risk protection orders. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Feb 14, 2019

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53 total bills, 29 anti-gun bills,
12 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed U.S. House Firearm Legislation

2019-2020 Session2017-2018 Session2015-2016 Session2013-2014 Session

 

this is an anti-gun bill

HB8

Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

Description: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB33

Title: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Description: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act This bill establishes stand-alone criminal offenses for trafficking in firearms and straw purchasing of firearms. The bill expands the categories of prohibited persons (i.e., persons barred from receiving or possessing a firearm or ammunition) to include persons who intend (1) to sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to a prohibited person, (2) to sell or transfer a firearm to further a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense, or (3) to unlawfully export. It increases the maximum prison term for the sale or transfer of a firearm to or the receipt or possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. The bill revises the existing prohibition on transferring a firearm knowing that it will be used to commit a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. The bill also revises the existing prohibition on smuggling a firearm into the United States with the intent to unlawfully import or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. It broadens the scope of unlawful conduct and increases the maximum prison term for a violator. Finally, the bill makes it a crime to smuggle a firearm or ammunition out of the United States, or conspire or attempt to do so, with the intent to unlawfully export or to promote a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense.

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB38

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

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

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB49

Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019

Description: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2019 This bill 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 House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB92

Title: Vote By Mail Act of 2019

Description: Vote By Mail Act of 2019 This bill requires states to allow voting in federal elections to be by mail without additional conditions or requirements, except a deadline for returning the ballot. States must mail ballots to individuals registered to vote in a federal election not later than two weeks before the election. The U.S. Postal Service must carry ballots mailed by a state expeditiously and free of postage. This bill authorizes automatic voter registration of individuals through state motor vehicle authorities.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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: January 3, 2019

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HB121

Title: Fresh Start Act of 2019

Description: Fresh Start Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB155

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection 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: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB156

Title: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019

Description: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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: January 3, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB175

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

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

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

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HB251

Title: Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act

Description: Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act This bill extends by 15 months the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program.

Last Action: Became Public Law No: 116-2.

Last Action Date: January 18, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB282

Title: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act

Description: SAFER Now Act Safer America for Everyone Right Now Act

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB329

Title: Accountability for Government Officials Act of 2019

Description: Accountability for Government Officials Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

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HB367

Title: Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019

Description: Pay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provided to the Coast Guard for pay and allowances for members of the Coast Guard, civilian employees, and contractors; the payment of a death gratuity, funeral travel, and the temporary continuation of the basic allowance for housing for dependents of members of the Coast Guard dying on active duty; and retired pay. The appropriations are provided until the enactment of specified Coast Guard appropriations legislation. The bill compensates civilian Coast Guard employees furloughed as a result of a lapse in appropriations that began on or about December 22, 2018, and ended upon the enactment of this bill. The bill also ratifies and approves certain obligations incurred in anticipation of the appropriations made and the authority granted by this bill.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

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HB420

Title: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

Description: Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB511

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act

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

Last Action Date: January 11, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB569

Title: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

Description: Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB606

Title: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

Description: Fairness in Firearm Testing Act

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: January 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB664

Title: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

Description: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB674

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB686

Title: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019

Description: Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB687

Title: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

Description: Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB717

Title: Raise the Age Act

Description: Raise the Age Act

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

Last Action Date: January 23, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB719

Title: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

Description: MICRO Act Make Identifiable Criminal Rounds Obvious Act

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

Last Action Date: January 23, 2019

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HB738

Title: Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2019

Description: Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 23, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB743

Title: Securing Our Children Act of 2019

Description: Securing Our Children Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB744

Title: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Our Communities and Rights Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB775

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing 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: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB820

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Description: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB821

Title: NICS Review Act of 2019

Description: NICS Review Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB822

Title: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019

Description: Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 28, 2019

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HB838

Title: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019

Description: Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 29, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB869

Title: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

Description: Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB877

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

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

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB930

Title: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019

Description: Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB939

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

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

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

Last Action Date: January 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB942

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

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

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

Last Action Date: January 31, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB952

Title: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

Description: Armor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB971

Title: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: AVERT Future Gun Violence Act of 2019 Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 5, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1072

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the authority of States and localities to regulate conduct, or impose penalties or taxes, in relation to rifles or shotguns.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the authority of States and localities to regulate conduct, or impose penalties or taxes, in relation to rifles or shotguns.

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

Last Action Date: February 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1112

Title: 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.

Description: 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.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1114

Title: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

Description: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1115

Title: To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product in order to permit the issuance of safety standards for such articles by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Description: To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product in order to permit the issuance of safety standards for such articles by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1116

Title: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.

Description: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals.

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

Last Action Date: February 8, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1156

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act and provisions relating to the carrying of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act and provisions relating to the carrying of concealed weapons by law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: February 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1186

Title: To regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

Description: To regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

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

Last Action Date: February 13, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1222

Title: To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States.

Description: To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1236

Title: 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.

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: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1262

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the age at which a rifle or shotgun may be acquired from a federally licensed firearms dealer, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the age at which a rifle or shotgun may be acquired from a federally licensed firearms dealer, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1263

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to subject to the requirements of the National Firearms Act any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine.

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to subject to the requirements of the National Firearms Act any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine.

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1266

Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.

Description: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1287

Title: To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to implement statutes, rules, policies, or procedures to authorize courts to issue relinquishment orders with respect to individuals charged with or convicted of a crime of domestic violence, or subject to a domestic violence protective order, and for other purposes.

Description: To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to implement statutes, rules, policies, or procedures to authorize courts to issue relinquishment orders with respect to individuals charged with or convicted of a crime of domestic violence, or subject to a domestic violence protective order, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

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HB1296

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

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 House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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HB1297

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: February 15, 2019

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