PA Bill Number: HB770
Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons.
Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, prohibiting certain assault weapons. ...
Last Action: Resolution to discharge committee from further consideration of this bill presented
Last Action Date: May 25, 2022
Mandating background checks for all sales, outlawing private sales without going through a licensed dealer. Another way to tax and re-tax firearms sales.
Title: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crime prevention: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations
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.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
Last Action Date: May 25, 2022
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211 sponsors: Mike Thompson (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Fred Upton (R); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Christopher Smith (R); Robin Kelly (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Lucy McBath (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Peter DeFazio (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Dwight Evans (D); Elizabeth Fletcher (D); David Cicilline (D); Ami Bera (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Joaquin Castro (D); Don Beyer (D); Gwen Moore (D); Jared Huffman (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Sean Casten (D); Steve Cohen (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Marie Newman (D); Deborah Ross (D); Jimmy Panetta (D); Tom Malinowski (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Frank Pallone (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); John Larson (D); Steven Horsford (D); Veronica Escobar (D); Donald McEachin (D); Norma Torres (D); Joseph Morelle (D); Marcy Kaptur (D); John Garamendi (D); Diana DeGette (D); Robert Scott (D); Nikema Williams (D); David Price (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Albio Sires (D); Lori Trahan (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Anthony Brown (D); Jesus Garcia (D); Dina Titus (D); Donald Payne (D); Joseph Neguse (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Doris Matsui (D); Matthew Cartwright (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Jim Cooper (D); Adam Smith (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Paul Tonko (D); Betty McCollum (D); Greg Stanton (D); John Sarbanes (D); Kathy Manning (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Sara Jacobs (D); Julia Brownley (D); Linda Sanchez (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Mary Gay Scanlon (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Katie Porter (D); John Yarmuth (D); Brad Sherman (D); Adam Schiff (D); Dean Phillips (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Sylvia Garcia (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Anna Eshoo (D); Mark Takano (D); Angela Craig (D); Tom O'Halleran (D); Ted Lieu (D); Andy Levin (D); Andy Kim (D); Lois Frankel (D); Mike Quigley (D); Stacey Plaskett (D); Barbara Lee (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Val Demings (D); Maxine Waters (D); Luis Correa (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Scott Peters (D); Andre Carson (D); Salud Carbajal (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Ruben Gallego (D); Mondaire Jones (D); Raul Ruiz (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Elaine Luria (D); James Langevin (D); Ann Kirkpatrick (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Henry Johnson (D); David Scott (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Bill Foster (D); Haley Stevens (D); Jennifer Wexton (D); Daniel Kildee (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Jackie Speier (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Chrissy Houlahan (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Bobby Rush (D); Colin Allred (D); Karen Bass (D); Steny Hoyer (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Suzanne Lee (D); Darren Soto (D); Josh Harder (D); Grace Meng (D); Mike Levin (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Frank Mrvan (D); Katherine Clark (D); Carolyn Bourdeaux (D); Donald Norcross (D); Ritchie Torres (D); Jason Crow (D); Marc Veasey (D); Stephanie Murphy (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Juan Vargas (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Tim Ryan (D); Jimmy Gomez (D); Kurt Schrader (D); Rosa DeLauro (D); Cheri Bustos (D); Susan Wild (D); Cindy Axne (D); Lloyd Doggett (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Rick Larsen (D); Debbie Dingell (D); Al Green (D); James McGovern (D); Raja Krishnamoorthi (D); Peter Welch (D); Seth Moulton (D); Kathy Castor (D); Ann Kuster (D); Alma Adams (D); Derek Kilmer (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Emanuel Cleaver (D); Suzan DelBene (D); Joe Courtney (D); Kim Schrier (D); Lauren Underwood (D); Ed Case (D); Ro Khanna (D); James Himes (D); Suzanne Bonamici (D); Rebecca Sherrill (D); Michael Doyle (D); Abigail Spanberger (D); Kaialii Kahele (D); Marilyn Strickland (D); Mark Pocan (D); Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D); Jim Costa (D); David Trone (D); Sean Maloney (D); Charlie Crist (D); Filemon Vela (D); Antonio Delgado (D); Teresa Fernandez (D); Jamaal Bowman (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); G. Butterfield (D); Kweisi Mfume (D); Ayanna Pressley (D); Elissa Slotkin (D); Josh Gottheimer (D); Brian Higgins (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Terri Sewell (D); Judy Chu (D); Sharice Davids (D); William Keating (D); Conor Lamb (D)
|Senate||May 25 2022||Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.|
|Senate||May 24 2022||Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.|
|House||Mar 11 2021||Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1330-1332)|
|House||Mar 11 2021||UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the motion to recommit H.R. 8 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.|
|House||Mar 11 2021||On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 207 - 217 (Roll no. 74).|
|House||Mar 11 2021||On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 203 (Roll no. 75). (text: 3/10/2021 CR H1286-1287)|
|Senate||Mar 11 2021||Received in the Senate.|
|House||Mar 11 2021||Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.|
|House||Mar 11 2021||Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 8.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||Mr. Jordan moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H1302)|
|House||Mar 10 2021||POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jordan motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion to recommit and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Jordan demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further consideration of H.R. 8 is postponed.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered without objection.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 188. (consideration: CR H1286-1303)|
|House||Mar 10 2021||Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 842, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. Rule provides for one hour of general debate for H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446. The rule provides for a motion to recommit on H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||H.Amdt.28 Amendments en bloc (A001) offered by Mr. Nadler. (consideration: CR H1300-1302; text: CR H1300)|
|House||Mar 10 2021||DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 188, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Nadler en bloc amendment No. 1.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||H.Amdt.28 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||H.Amdt.28 On agreeing to the Nadler amendments (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.|
|House||Mar 10 2021||Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.|
|House||Mar 8 2021||Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 188 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 842, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. Rule provides for one hour of general debate for H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446. The rule provides for a motion to recommit on H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446.|
|House||Mar 1 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Mar 1 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 2 2021||federal bill text||bill text|
|Engrossed||Mar 12 2021||federal bill text||bill text|
|Introduced||May 26 2022||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
|Description||Vote Date||Yea Votes||Nay Votes||No Votes||Absent||Passed||Rating||Comments|
|resort votes by: party yeas nays name|
|On motion to recommit||03/11/2021||207||217||0||6||No|
|resort votes by: party yeas nays name|
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