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PA Bill Number: HB1188

Title: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods.

Description: In hunting and furtaking, further providing for unlawful devices and methods. ...

Last Action: Third consideration and final passage (195-5)

Last Action Date: Jun 19, 2019

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35 total bills, 20 anti-gun bills,
10 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed U.S. Senate Firearm Legislation

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

 

this is an anti-gun bill

SB7

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB42

Title: Background Check Expansion Act

Description: Background Check Expansion Act This bill 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, such as a gift between spouses in good faith.

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

Last Action Date: January 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB66

Title: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Description: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill 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; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) 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.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S103-104)

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB69

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019

Description: Constitutional 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 its residents 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 state-issued concealed carry permit, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence.

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

Last Action Date: January 9, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB94

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Last Action: Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SR110

Title: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Description: A resolution keeping guns out of classrooms.

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S1906)

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB120

Title: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB184

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Description: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: January 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB193

Title: Ethan's Law

Description: Ethan's Law

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

Last Action Date: January 18, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB202

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: January 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SR217

Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Description: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S3011)

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

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SB265

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

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

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: January 29, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB320

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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 4, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB351

Title: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act

Description: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act This bill prohibits federal funding of, or support for, state databases that list (1) firearms lawfully owned or possessed, or (2) individuals who lawfully own or possess firearms.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2019

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SB443

Title: A bill to modify the definition of an antique firearm.

Description: A bill to modify the definition of an antique firearm. This bill modifies the date of manufacture used to determine whether a firearm is an "antique firearm" for purposes of federal firearms laws.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB447

Title: Keep Americans Safe Act

Description: Keep Americans Safe Act

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

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB459

Title: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Description: Stopping the Traffic in Overseas Proliferation of Ghost Guns Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Last Action Date: February 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB506

Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

Description: Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB542

Title: Interstate Transport Act of 2019

Description: Interstate Transport Act of 2019

Last Action: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

Last Action Date: April 3, 2019

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SB597

Title: Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

Description: Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: February 28, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB730

Title: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

Description: Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 7, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB817

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Description: Hearing Protection Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB875

Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: March 26, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1331

Title: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Description: Veterans' Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2019

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Last Action Date: May 6, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1352

Title: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

Description: Resources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1395

Title: Age 21 Act

Description: Age 21 Act

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

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1462

Title: Disarm Hate Act

Description: Disarm Hate Act

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

Last Action Date: May 14, 2019

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SB1506

Title: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

Description: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1519

Title: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

Description: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: May 16, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1779

Title: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Description: Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB1788

Title: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

Description: Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 11, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1795

Title: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

Description: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

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

Last Action Date: June 12, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1831

Title: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the distribution of 3D printer plans for the printing of firearms, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the distribution of 3D printer plans for the printing of firearms, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB1844

Title: A bill to provide for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

Description: A bill to provide for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

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

Last Action Date: June 13, 2019

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SB1884

Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an enhanced research credit for the development of smart gun technologies.

Description: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an enhanced research credit for the development of smart gun technologies.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: June 18, 2019

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