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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 Senate Legislation SB2320

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

The ATF is already fully capable of auditing and ensuring accountability by gun dealers. Enforce the laws already on the books and stop making new ones thinking they will stop the criminals while doing nothing but punishing the law abiding.

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

Last Action Date: July 13, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/2320/all-info

Companion Bill: HB4271

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Edward Markey (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Tina Smith (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Jack Reed (D); Robert Menendez (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Cory Booker (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Ron Wyden (D); Alex Padilla (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Benjamin Cardin (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 13 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 21 2021 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

There have not been any votes on this bill

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