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PA Bill Number: HB2294

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for persons not to possess, use, manufacture, control, sell or transfer firearms. ...

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Last Action Date: Feb 11, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB820

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

More Mandatory Background Checks that eliminate private transfers at gun shows.

Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Business records: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Department of Justice: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2019 This bill 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.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/820/all-info

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Mike Quigley (D); Eleanor Norton (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 25 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 28 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 28 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 12 2019 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: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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