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PA Bill Number: SB565

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for license not ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, repealing provisions relating to firearms not to be carried without a license, providing for licens ...

Last Action: Veto No. 4

Last Action Date: Dec 2, 2021

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB4271

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

Increasing the burden on firearms dealers will not prevent crime. Dealers aer already under siege with the sheer volume of responsibilities and reporting that needs done for each transaction. Adding further burdens to the dealers to comply with won't make people safer, it will only harm small businesses.

Legislation Overview

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

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.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2021


Companion Bill: SB2320


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13 sponsors: James Langevin (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Ed Case (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Robin Kelly (D); James McGovern (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Ro Khanna (D); Val Demings (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 30 2021 Introduced in House
House Jun 30 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 26 2021 federal bill text bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary


There have not been any votes on this bill

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