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PA Bill Number: HB2856

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...

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Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB1808

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A direct attack on the 2nd Amendment attempting to restrict the types of firearms it applies to and further regulate so called "assault weapons". A 125 page proposed bill that severely restricts your rights and outlaws a broad spectrum of common sporting rifles as "assault weapons".

Legislation Overview

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2022

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades: Trade restrictions

Description: Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action, except for certain shotguns; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; (4) only capable of firing rimfire ammunition; or (5) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also exempts from the prohibition the following, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD: 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, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties. The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD. Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture. The bill also allows a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: August 1, 2022

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1808/all-info

Sponsors

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213 sponsors: David Cicilline (D); Alma Adams (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Colin Allred (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Cindy Axne (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Karen Bass (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Ami Bera (D); Don Beyer (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Jamaal Bowman (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Anthony Brown (D); Julia Brownley (D); G. Butterfield (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Andre Carson (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Ed Case (D); Sean Casten (D); Kathy Castor (D); Joaquin Castro (D); Judy Chu (D); Katherine Clark (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Steve Cohen (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Jim Cooper (D); Luis Correa (D); Jim Costa (D); Joe Courtney (D); Angela Craig (D); Charlie Crist (D); Jason Crow (D); Danny Davis (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Diana DeGette (D); Rosa DeLauro (D); Suzan DelBene (D); Antonio Delgado (D); Val Demings (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Debbie Dingell (D); Lloyd Doggett (D); Michael Doyle (D); Veronica Escobar (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Dwight Evans (D); Elizabeth Fletcher (D); Bill Foster (D); Lois Frankel (D); Ruben Gallego (D); John Garamendi (D); Jesus Garcia (D); Sylvia Garcia (D); Jimmy Gomez (D); Al Green (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Brian Higgins (D); James Himes (D); Steven Horsford (D); Chrissy Houlahan (D); Steny Hoyer (D); Jared Huffman (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Sara Jacobs (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Henry Johnson (D); Mondaire Jones (D); Marcy Kaptur (D); William Keating (D); Robin Kelly (D); Ro Khanna (D); Daniel Kildee (D); Derek Kilmer (D); Andy Kim (D); Ann Kirkpatrick (D); Raja Krishnamoorthi (D); Ann Kuster (D); James Langevin (D); Rick Larsen (D); John Larson (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Al Lawson (D); Barbara Lee (D); Suzanne Lee (D); Teresa Fernandez (D); Andy Levin (D); Mike Levin (D); Ted Lieu (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Tom Malinowski (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Sean Maloney (D); Kathy Manning (D); Doris Matsui (D); Lucy McBath (D); Betty McCollum (D); Donald McEachin (D); James McGovern (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Grace Meng (D); Gwen Moore (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Seth Moulton (D); Frank Mrvan (D); Stephanie Murphy (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Richard Neal (D); Joseph Neguse (D); Marie Newman (D); Donald Norcross (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Frank Pallone (D); Jimmy Panetta (D); Christopher Pappas (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Donald Payne (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Scott Peters (D); Dean Phillips (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Mark Pocan (D); Katie Porter (D); Ayanna Pressley (D); David Price (D); Mike Quigley (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Deborah Ross (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); Raul Ruiz (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Bobby Rush (D); Tim Ryan (D); Gregorio Sablan (I); Linda Sanchez (D); John Sarbanes (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Adam Schiff (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Kim Schrier (D); Robert Scott (D); Terri Sewell (D); Brad Sherman (D); Rebecca Sherrill (D); Albio Sires (D); Adam Smith (D); Darren Soto (D); Jackie Speier (D); Greg Stanton (D); Haley Stevens (D); Marilyn Strickland (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Mark Takano (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Dina Titus (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Paul Tonko (D); Norma Torres (D); Ritchie Torres (D); Lori Trahan (D); David Trone (D); Lauren Underwood (D); Juan Vargas (D); Marc Veasey (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Maxine Waters (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Peter Welch (D); Jennifer Wexton (D); Susan Wild (D); Nikema Williams (D); Frederica Wilson (D); John Yarmuth (D); Kaialii Kahele (D); Kweisi Mfume (D); David Scott (D); James Clyburn (D); Sharice Davids (D); Emanuel Cleaver (D); Josh Gottheimer (D); Carolyn Bourdeaux (D); Melanie Stansbury (D); Shontel Brown (D); Abigail Spanberger (D); Troy Carter (D); Stacey Plaskett (D); Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D); Conor Lamb (D); Cheri Bustos (D); Josh Harder (D); Elaine Luria (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Aug 1 2022 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
House Jul 29 2022 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1302. (consideration: CR H7499-7527)
House Jul 29 2022 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1808.
House Jul 29 2022 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
House Jul 29 2022 Mr. Fitzgerald moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary.
House Jul 29 2022 The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XIX.
House Jul 29 2022 On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 207 - 220 (Roll no. 409).
House Jul 29 2022 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 217 - 213 (Roll no. 410). (text: CR H7499-7511)
House Jul 29 2022 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Jul 29 2022 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1808.
House Jul 29 2022 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1302 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1808 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Bill is closed to amendments.
House Jul 29 2022 Rule H. Res. 1302 passed House.
House Jul 29 2022 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1808 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Bill is closed to amendments.
House Jul 26 2022 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 346.
House Jul 26 2022 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-442.
House Jul 20 2022 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
House Jul 20 2022 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House Jul 20 2022 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 18.
House May 18 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Mar 11 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 11 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2021 federal bill text bill text
Introduced Jul 27 2022 federal bill text bill text
Engrossed Aug 2 2022 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed Rating Comments
07/29/2022 217 213 0 1 Yes
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07/29/2022 207 220 0 3 No
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