Federal & State Legislative Action


Federal & State Legislative Action

MICHIGAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Partial List of Bills Seeking to Reduce Gun Violence

SB 34 Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D):
To prohibit possessing a firearm either openly or concealed on the premises of the state Capital. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

SB 35 Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D):
To prohibit carrying a concealed firearm on the premises of the state Capital. Tie Bar with SB 34. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

HB 4023 Rep. Julie Brixie (D), HB 4024 Rep. Tyrone Carter (D):
To expand “gun free zone” restrictions in the law authorizing shall-issue concealed pistol licenses to include any buildings owned or leased by the state. Referred to the House Government Operations Committee.

SB 352 Sen Jeff Irwin (D)  To permit local governments to ban possession of firearms on property owned or leased by the local government.  Referred to the Committee on  Local Government.

SB 454 Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D), SB 455 Sen. Stephanie Chang (D) & HB 456 Sen. Jeremy Moss (D): To impose a state license mandate on all firearms purchases including long guns; to revise references in the penal code to accommodate the changes proposed in SB 454. Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.

SB 550 Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D): To make it a crime to store or leave a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor, subject to five years in prison if a minor uses the gun to injure himself or another person, and lesser penalties if the gun is out in public, used in a threatening or careless manner. Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.

SB 551 Sen. Jeff Irwin (D) & SB 552 Sen. Stephanie Chang (D): To exempt trigger locks, safes and lockboxes, and other home firearm safety devices from sale/use tax.  Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.

HB 4869 Rep. Felicia Brabec (D), HB 4870 Rep. Brenda Carter (D) & HB 4871 Rep. Regina Weiss (D):To update references in the state firearms law to reflect the proposal in HB 4863 to repeal laws prohibiting concealed carry of weapons.  Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 5027 Rep. Cynthia R Neeley (D) & HB 5028 Rep. Graham Filler (R): To authorize additional enhanced penalties for specified consequences of “drive by shootings.”  Among others, the bill authorizes up to 40 years in prison for a shooting into a residence that causes the serious impairment of bodily function in another person; and to establish sentencing guidelines for these offenses.  Referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

HB 5066 Rep. Felicia Brabec (D): To make failing to store a firearm as specified in the bill, or leaving a gun unsecured, a crime subject to five years in prison if a minor obtains the gun and harms themselves or others.  Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 5067 Rep. Felicia Brabec (D) & HB 5068 Rep. Mari Manoogian (D): To exempt trigger locks, gun safes, lockboxes and other home firearm safety devices from use/sales tax.  Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee.  

HB 5628 Rep. Brenda Carter & HB 5627 Rep. Cynthia Johnson (D) To prohibit the sale, production, or possession of high capacity firearm magazines in Michigan, defined as ones that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Current “pre-ban” owners may keep the ammunition if they report them to local law enforcement; and the establish of sentencing guidelines for violations of the ban.  Referred to the House Military, and Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security.

HB 5658 Rep. Rachel Hood (D) To amend the Michigan Penal Code, to prohibit the seller of a firearm from delivering the firearm to the purchaser of that firearm until at least 7 days after the date of sale is completed. A person the violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor is punishable to prison for not more than 90 days or a fine of not more than $2,500.00 or both. Referred to the House Military, and Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security.

HB 5677 Rep. Lori Stone (D) To require gun locks and a pamphlet on gun safety to be included with every point of sale for gun purchases.  This would apply to sales through gun dealers, and private gun sales.  Referred to the Committees on   Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.

SB 856 Sen Mallory McMorrow (D); SB 857 Sen. Erika Geiss (D); SB 858 Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D)  To give courts the power to order firearms to be seized from an individual based on “reasonable cause to believe” that they pose a significant risk for self-harm or the harm of others. Family members and others designated in this bill, could petition a court to issue an order to seize firearms under prescribed procedures, for up to one year; prohibit an individual subject to SB 856 from buying another firearm; to establish sentencing guidelines related to making a false statement in support of extreme risk protection orders as outlined in SB 856. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

SB 959 Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. (D)  To revise a law mandating gun owners report a stolen firearm within five days subject to a $500 fine for failure to do so, by making the deadline. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

HB 5677 Rep. Lori Stone (D) To require gun locks and safety pamphlet with every point of sale for a gun purchase. This bill would apply to private sales and sales at gun dealers. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security.

HB 5907 Rep. Lori Stone (D) To require “hobbyist built firearms” to contain serial numbers on their frame or receivers.  The bill would prohibit possession of a firearm or “firearm precursor” (unfinished frame or receiver) without a serial number, subject to 90 days in jail, and up to two years for subsequent offenses. Referred to the Committee on the Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

HB 5947 Rep Stephanie Young (D)  To prohibit the possession of a firearm in a polling place or within 100 feet of a polling place building entrance while polls are open on election day.  This does not apply to uniformed law enforcement officers acting in the course of their duty. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

HB 6165 Rep. Stephanie Young (D)  To add restricting firearms within 100 feet of an absentee ballot counting place to the areas where firearms are currently prohibited. This does not apply to uniformed law enforcement officers in the course of their duties Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

Partial List of Bills that May Increase Risks of Gun Violence

HB 4003  Rep. Matt Hall (R): To limit the penalty for carrying a concealed pistol without a license to a $330 fine if the individual had a CPL that expired less than a year earlier and is still eligible for a license; if they get one within 60 days the fine would be waived. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security. Passed in the House March 10, 2022.

HB 4006   Rep. Gary Eisen (R):  To exempt elected officials from the “gun free zone” restrictions in the state CPL law.  The exemption would remain in effect for two years after they leave office; these zones include schools, day care facilities, sports stadiums, arenas, bars, restaurants, places of worship, colleges, hospitals , casinos , entertainment facilities and courts. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

HB 4010  Rep. Gary Eisen (R):  To reduce the penalty for first “gun free zone” offense specified in the state CPL law, but increase the penalty for a subsequent offense. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

HB 4011  Rep. Gary Eisen (R):  To revise state sentencing guidelines to accommodate HB 4010 & 4012 to reduce penalties for first offenses of the CPL law. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

HB 4012  Rep. Gary Eisen (R): To reduce the penalties for violations by qualified CPL instructors of restrictions on carrying a pistol in one of the “gun free Zones” specified in the CPL law. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security. 

HB4013  Rep. Gary Eisen (R): To establish that if the governor has declared an emergency or disaster, and CPL applicants are not being processed as specified by state law, a county clerk must issue a temporary CPL to an individual who has completed training and paid a fee. Referred to Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

SB 11  Sen. Lana Theis (R): To establish that the emergency executive orders issued by the governor or the state health department do not relieve county clerks of their duty to process CPL permits, or the State Police of their duty to provide fingerprinting services for this. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security. Passed in the House March 10, 2022.

HB 4027  Rep. Gary Eisen (R): To establish that a person or business who owns or occupies a property and designates it as a gun-free or weapon-free zone is responsible for the safety of individuals who enter, and liable for damages that result from injuries they may sustain if adequate security is not maintained. Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

HB 4030  Rep. Michele Hoitenga (R): To reduce the CPL renewal fee from $115 to $40, and a license application fee from $100 to $40. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

HB 4498 Rep. Brad Paquette (R): To reduce the concealed pistol license renewal fee from $115 to $30. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security.

SB 646  & SB 647 Sen. Tom Barrett (R) & SB 648 Sen Lana Theis (R): To eliminate various requirements and restrictions related to acquiring and possessing a pistol, including having a driver’s license, being a state resident and registered to vote here.  This bill requires state and local law enforcement officials to destroy records related to the repealed purchase license requirement. These bills would repeal penal code provisions and provisions in the state sentencing guidelines related to SB 646. Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety  Committee.

HB 4312 Rep. Karen Whitsett (D): To exempt animal control officers from the “gun free zones” restrictions in the state CPL law while on duty or traveling between home and work.  These zones include schools, daycare facilities, places of worship, and  hospitals. Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 4717 Rep. Gary Eisen (R): To revise details of a provision that requires and individual with a CPL to “immediately” disclose if stopped by police that he or she is carrying or has a gun in the car. The bill would change to requiring upon request. Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 4718 Rep. Gary Eisen (R): To repeal a provision of the CPL law that requires an individual to apply for a license where they reside; the bill would allow this in any county that chooses to do this for non-residents. Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 4863 Rep. Steven Johnson (R), HB 4864 Rep. Steve Carra (R), HB 4865  Rep. John Reilly (R), HB 4866, HB 4867 & HB 4868 Rep. Michele Hoitenga (R): To repeal various laws prohibiting Concealed Carry of specified edged or other weapons, and exceptions to these. These bills would update references in a retired law enforcement officer’s carry law, update references in the state law governing firearm purchases, and update references in the state natural resources and environmental protection act reflected in HB 4863. Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee.

HB 4957 Rep. Steven Johnson (R): To revise a provision in the 1976 Michigan State of emergency law that prohibits an executive order issued by the governor under  its authority from authorizing the confiscation of lawfully possessed firearms when a state of emergency is declared.  The bill would also forbid banning the sale or purchase of firearms or ammunition.  Referred the House Government Operations Committee.

HB 5187 Rep. Andrew Fink (R) & HB 5188 Rep Pat Outman (R): To amend the 1976 that authorizes a governor to assume extraordinary powers during an emergency without legislative consent. This bill would also ban the governor from banning the sale or purchase of lawfully possessed firearms, ammunition, or other weapons during a declared emergency. HB 5188 would amend provisions regarding the Health Department’s ability to assume extraordinary powers during an emergency, as well as prohibiting officials from banning firearm/ammunition sale and possession. Referred to the House Oversight Committee. Passed in the House March 10, 2022.

HB 5271 Rep. Joseph Bellino, Jr. (R): To repeal a provision of the CPL law that requires an individual to apply for the license where they reside.  The bill would allow this in any county that chooses to do this for non-residents. Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 5364 Rep. Andrew Beeler (R), HB 5365 Rep. Greg Markkanen (R) HR 5366 & HB 5367 Rep Beau LaFave (R): These bills would repeal the requirement to get a special license to carry a concealed pistol in most public places;  HB 5367 requires a license to carry in “gun free zones,” where this is prohibited under current law. Referred to House Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee.

HB 5903 &HB 5904 Rep. Gary Eisen (R) To repeal the “gun free zone” provisions of the concealed pistol permit, and to revise the state guidelines to accommodate the proposal in HB 5903. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security.

HB 5873 Rep Greg Markkanen (R) To authorize a “provisional” concealed pistol permit for adults 18,19, or 20, which would expire at age 21. Referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.

SB 975 Sen. John Bizon R To reduce the non-refundable application fee for a CPL from $100 to $50. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

SB 950 Sen. Rick Outman (R) & SB 951 Sen. Kim LaSata (R)  To prohibit the Governor or other officials from using emergency powers to ban the sale or purchase of lawfully possessed firearms, ammunition, or other weapons during a declared emergency or disaster. SB 951 would also ban imposing additional gun and ammunition-related registration mandates, gun seizures, and more. Referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

HB 6113 Rep. Steven Johnson (R)  To waive the requirement that a person born after 1960 who has never had a hunting license must take a hunter safety course, if the person has a permit to carry a concealed pistol.  Referred to the Committee on Natural resources and Outdoor Recreation.

HB 6123 Rep. John Damoose (R)  To clarify which areas of an airport are deemed “sterile” for purposes of not being allowed to carry a gun or other weapon.  The definition would be an area “that provides passengers access to a boarding aircraft,” exempt individuals include peace officers, members of the armed services, department of correction employees, and court officers authorized by the court. Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

HB 6151 Rep. Steve Carra (R); HB 6152 Rep. Robert Bezotte (R) To require school managers to permit at least three school employees to carry a concealed pistol, and at least three to carry a taser or similar device and establish rules for this; to amend the law that bans guns and tasers in schools. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Partial List of Bills Seeking to Reduce Gun Violence

H.R. 30 Rep. Bobby L. Rush (D): Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act  To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 121 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D): Gun Violence Reduction Resources Act  To provide for the hiring of 200 additional Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and investigators to enforce gun laws.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 125 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D): Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to provide for a 7 day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or large capacity magazine may be transferred.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 127 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D): Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act  To provide for the licensing of firearms and ammunition  possession and the registration of firearms, and to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 130 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D): Kimberly Vaughn Firearm Safe Storage Act  To require the safe storage of firearms and ammunition, and to require the investigation of reports of improper storage of firearms or ammunition.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 135  Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D): Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021  To require the Director of the FBI to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed after it is discovered that a firearm transfer has been made to a transferee who is ineligible to receive a firearm.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 167 Rep. Al Green (D): To Prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 545 Rep. Jared Huffman (D):  No Congressional Gun Loophole Act. To Amend title 40, U.S. Code, to prevent members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

H.R. 647 Rep. Jason Crow (D): Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act. To prohibit a Federal firearms licensee from transferring a long gun to a person who the licensee knows or has reasonable cause to believe does not reside in (or if the person is a corporation or other business entity, does not maintain a place of business in) the State in which the licensee’s place of business is located. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 748 Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D): Ethan’s Law. To amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.190 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D):  Ethan’s Law. A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 825 Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D): Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021. To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R. 880 Rep. Robin L. Kelly (D): Firearm Safety Act of 2021. To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product in order to permit the issuance of safety standards for such articles by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.882 Rep. Robin L. Kelly (D): Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals Act. To amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high-risk individuals. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

S.281 Sen. Edward J. Markey (D): Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021. A bill to authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention. Referred to the Committee Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S. 292 Sen. Marco Rubio (R): Extreme Risk Protection Order and Violence Prevention Act of 2021  To provide family members of an individual who they fear is a danger to himself, herself, or others, or law enforcement, with new tools to prevent gun violence. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1004  Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D):  Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2021 To prohibit the sale of a firearm to, and the purchase of a firearm by, a person who is not covered by appropriate liability insurance coverage. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1006 Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D): Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2021 To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1007 Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D) Hadiya Pendelton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard: Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2021. To make it unlawful to ship, transport, transfer or otherwise dispose to a person 2 or more firearms in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, if the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe that this act would be a violation of, or would result in a violation of any law punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 8 Rep. Mike Thompson (D): Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021  To establish 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.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  Passed in the House.

H.R. 1446 Rep. James E. Clyburn (D): Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021  To revise background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal licensee to an unlicensed person.  This bill increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a minimum of 10 business days, that a federal licensee must wait to receive a completed background check prior to transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person.  Additional provisions include procedures if more than 10 days lapse without a completed background check.  Referred to the Committee on the JudiciaryPassed in the House.

H.R. 1454 Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D): Ghost Guns are Guns Act To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1477 Rep. Madeleine Dean (D): Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

529 Sen. Christopher Murphy (D): Background Check Expansion Act  To require a background check for every firearm sale.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

591 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D): Background Check Completion Act of 2021 To prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.675 Sen Christopher A Coons (D): NICS Denial Notification Act of 2021  To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities in which the NICS indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the DOJ reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1769 Rep. Mike Quigley (D): NICS Denial Notification Act of 2021 : To provide for the reporting to State and local enforcement authorities of cases in which the NICS indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that the authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the DOJ reports to congress prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1782 Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D): Empowering Law Enforcement for Safer Firearm Transfers Act of 2021- To amend the National Firearms Act to require that local chief law enforcement officers be notified of, and provided a 90-day period to deny firearm transfers.  Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R. 1808 Rep. David N. Cicilline (D): To regulate assault weapons, to ensure the right to bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

736 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D): Assault Weapons Ban of 2021 To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

763 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D); H.R. 1923 Rep. James Hines (D): Lori Jackson Domestic Survivor Protection Act To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from processing or receiving firearms, and for other reasons.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 770 Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D); H.R. 2707 Rep. Jamie Raskin (D): Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act  To authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing program, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1906 Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D) & H.R. 1923 Rep. James A. Himes (D)  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit persons convicted  of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners, and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1952 Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D) Stop the Iron Pipeline Act of 2021: To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive ID ability into all firearms sold in the U.S., and to require the reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.788 Sen Roger W. Marshall (R)- Firearms Safety Act: To amend the IRS Code of 1986 to establish a nonrefundable tax credit for the purchase of gun safes and gun safety courses.*  Referred to the Committee on Finance.  *This bill however, also states: ”no taxpayer shall be required, as a condition of the credit allowed under this section, to provide any information with respect to any firearms owned by the taxpayer.”

S.878 Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D)- Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2021: To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearm trafficking, including changes to anti-straw purchasing and firearms trafficking amendments. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2280 Rep. Robin l Kelly (D)- Prevent Gun Trafficking Act: To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.974 Sen. Robert Menendez (D), H.R. 2282 Rep. Barbara Lee (D): To repeal certain impediments to the administration of firearm laws. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2426 Rep. Jamie Raskin (D): To prohibit the transfer of a firearm to a person whose State license to purchase, own or possess a firearm has been revoked, or a person who has been ordered by a State court to surrender all firearms. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2427 Rep. Jamie Raskin (D)  To amend the IRS Code of 1986 to increase the transfer tax on certain firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee Ways and  Means, & Judiciary.

H.R. 2466 Rep. Val Butler Demings (D) To amend the IRS Code of 1986, to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of “firearm” under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means & Judiciary.

H.R. 2544 Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D) To regulate firearm silencers and firearm mufflers.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  S.1131 Sen. Robert Menendez (D)  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1155 Sen. Tim Kaine (D)  To reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H.R. 137 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D) Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Protection Act To increase access to mental health services and to promote reporting of mental health information to NICS.  Referred to the Committees on Energy and Commerce; Judiciary.

H.R.1005 Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D) NICS Review Act of 2021 To require identifying information about an approved firearm purchaser to be retained for at least 90 days (rather than the current 24 hours).  Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R.1008 Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D) Handgun Trigger Safety Act of 2021  To require all new domestically manufactured handguns, and all handguns distributed in commerce be retrofitted to be personalized to allow only an authorized user to fire the gun. The bill also calls for the Institute of Justice to make grants to develop technology for personalized guns; civil liability protections for gun manufacturers will only be given for personalized/retrofitted personalized handguns. Referred to the Committees on Judiciary; Energy and Commerce.

H.R. 1207 Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D) Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2021  To establish new requirements and restrictions on the sale, purchase, shipment and transport of ammunition, including the requirement that sales must be conducted in person.  Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

H.R.1229 Rep. Theodore E. Deutch (D), S. 391 Sen. Chuck Grassley (R) EAGLES Act of 2021 To reauthorize  the National Threat Assessment Center (NCTAC) within the U.S. Secret Service functions, and expands them to include the establishment of a national program on targeted school violence.  Focus is on Research and Training; none of the funds authorized to be appropriated under this section may be used to train any person in the use of firearms. Referred to the House Committees on Judiciary; Education and Labor and Senate Judiciary.

H.R. 1441 Rep. Eric Swalwell  (D) No Guns for Abusers Act of 2021  To authorize the DOJ to make grants to states, local governments, and tribal governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence, or subject to a domestic violence protective order.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

H.R. 1518 Rep. Tom Rice (R) 21st Century NICS Act  To improve NICS by authorizing a search of the National Data Exchange database when conducting background checks. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 1576 Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) National Gun Violence Act  To promote gun violence research, including by removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the ATF, and by establishing a National Gun Violence Research Program. Referred to the subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. 

H.R.1604 Rep. Don Bacon(R) Stop Straw Purchases Act To increase penalties for straw purchases of firearms. Referred to Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R.1642 Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R) Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives To direct the Attorney General to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of Federal firearms offenses and for other purposes.   Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R.1752 Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) Cool Off Act To make it unlawful for a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless three business days have elapsed since the background check was initiated.  Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 2377 Rep. Lucy McBath (D) Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2021 To authorize and establish procedures for federal courts to issue extreme risk protection orders that would prohibit a person from purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition who possesses a risk to themselves or others.  A family member or law enforcement officer may petition for an extreme risk protection order.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Passed in the House.

1131 Sen. Robert Menendez (D) HEAR Act To establish a new criminal offense for the import, sale manufacture, transfer, or possession of a firearm silencer of firearm muffler.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

H.R. 2715 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); S. 1237 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) Jamie’s Law To establish background checks for the sale and transfer of ammunition. Referred to the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2814 Rep. Adam Schiff (D); S. 1338 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act  To remove limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions.  Referred to the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2971 Rep. Charlie Crist (D) Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act  To modify and narrow exceptions to a provision that generally prohibits a non-immigrant visa holder from obtaining a firearm or ammunition. Referred to Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 3015 Rep. Anthony Brown (D) Raise the Age Act  To amend title 18 U.S. Code, to prohibit a Federal firearms licensee from selling or delivering certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles to a person under 21 years of age with the exception of active duty military and full time law enforcement officers. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 3740  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D) Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2021 To provide for the mandatory licensing and registration of handguns, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3929 Rep. David Cicilline (D);  S. 2090 Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) Disarm Hate Act  To expand the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm to include a person convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or has received an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence.  Referred to the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3989 Rep. Debbie Dingell (D) Defective Firearms Protection Act  To amend the Consumers product safety laws to repeal the exclusion of pistols, revolvers and other firearms from the definition of consumer product under such laws. Referred to the Committee on Energy and commerce.

H.R. 4136 Rep. Jared Golden (D) Responsible Ownership of Firearms Act of 2021 To direct the Bureau of Justice to award competitive grants to nonprofit organizations to purchase and distribute firearm locking devices to firearm owners, and to distribute educational materials on firearm safety. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4139 Rep. James Hines (D) Lori Jackson-Nicolette Elias Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act To amend Title 18, U.S. Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, to amend the omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish grant programs relating to the removal of firearms from adjudicated domestic violence offenders, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee of the Judiciary.

H.R.4225 Rep. Theodore Deutch (D); S2319 Sen. Edward Markey (D) 3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2021 To make it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a 3D printer to make a firearm. Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4238 Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D) S. 2319 Senator Edward Markey (D) Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021 (MASS Act)  To authorize state grants to provide for individuals to have a firearms license at the time pf acquiring, and during the entire time of possessing a firearm or ammunition, and to require an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition to obtain a firearms dealer license. Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4246 Rep. Madeleine Dean (D) Background Check Point of Contact Act of 2021  To authorize the DOJ to make grants to states to establish or maintain a point of contact system for a licensed firearms dealer, importer or manufacturer to verify that a sale or transfer of a firearm is lawful.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4271 Rep. James Langevin (D); S 2320 Sen, Edward Markey (D) Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021  To modify the requirements and penalties applicable to an individual who engages in the business of dealing, importing, or manufacturing firearms (i.e. a federal firearm licensee).   Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4423 Rep Joseph Morelle (D) Gun Theft Prevention Act To enhance safety and security at federally licensed gun shops through security measures including: allowing physical inventory by Federal firearms licensees, requiring employee background checks, and the reporting of gun shop thefts. Referred to the Committees on Judiciary; Rules.

H.R. 4722 Rep. Raul Ruiz (D) Vote Without Fear Act  To prohibit the unauthorized possession of a firearm at a Federal Election site.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4804 Rep. David Cicilline (D) Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act To amend NICS Act of 2007 to provide notification to law enforcement agencies in the event that a background check conducted by NICS determines that a person may not receive a firearm, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4836 Rep. Donald McEachin (D) Firearm Owners Responsibility and Safety Act  To amend chapter 44 of title 18 U.S. code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4888 Rep. Robin Kelly (D) Local Public Health and Safety Protection Act  To authorize the DOJ to make grants to states that allow local governments to impose firearms laws that are more restrictive than state firearm laws. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4953 Rep. Theodore Deutch (D) National Firearms Amendments Act of 2021  To include within the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act, a semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept detachable ammunition feeding device.  Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R. 4992 Rep. Theodore Deutch (D) 21 to Buy Act  To prohibit a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a shotgun or rifle to an individual who is under the age of 21. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 5080 Rep. Joe Neguse (D) Secure Background Checks Act of 2021  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit a person who fails to meet age and residential requirements from shipping, transporting, possessing, or receiving firearms and ammunition, and to increase penalties for transfer of a firearm to a person who is under indictment. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

2725 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) Accountability for Online Firearms Marketplaces Act of 2021 To amend the Communications Decency Act to remove immunity for online firearms marketplaces, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committees on Commerce; Science; Transportation.

H.R. 5245 Rep. Sean Casten (D) Gun Trafficker Detection Act  To require lost or stolen firearms be reported to law enforcement authorities within 48 hours, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 5273 Rep Mark DeSaulnier (D) Gun Safety Board and Research Act To establish a Gun Safety Board as  means to educate the public re causes and effects of gun violence and ways to reduce gun violence; to provide for research in areas including domestic violence, school shootings suicide/attempted suicide, and unintentional shootings. Referred to Committee on Energy; Commerce.

H.R. 5427 Rep Dina Titus (D) Closing the Bump Stock Loophole Act of 2021  To regulate bump stocks in the same manner as machineguns. Referred to the Committees on Ways and Means; Judiciary.

H.R. 5428 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act  To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and HHS Secretary, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes school shootings.  This bill also addresses Safety and Preventive measures. Referred to the Committees on Education; Labor.

H.R. 5436 Rep. Julia Brownley (D) Gun Suicide Prevention Act  To prohibit the sale of a firearm unless the firearm or packaging carries a label that provides the number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.  Referred to the Committees on Energy; Commerce.

H.R. 5465 Rep Bradley Scott Schneider (D); S 2908 Sen. Richard Durbin (D) SECURE Firearm Storage Act  To amend title 18, U.S Code, to require federally licensed firearms dealers, importers, and manufacturers to meet certain requirements with respect to securing their firearms inventory, records, and business premises.  Referred to the House Committee and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 5678 Rep. Jason Crow (D) Firearms Retailer Code of Conduct Act of 2021  To require federally licensed firearms manufacturers, importers, and dealers, and their employees to undergo annual training to be eligible to sell firearms. A notice must be posted that describes the signs of unlawful firearms purchases, to require licensees to maintain physical security elements to prevent theft, minimal business liability insurance, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.5878 Rep. Joe Neguse (D) End Gun Violence Act of 2021  To amend title 18 of the U.S. Code, to prohibit the sale of or other disposition of any firearm or ammunition to any person who has been convicted of a violent misdemeanor, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

1558 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D); H.R. 3088 Rep. David Cicilline (D) Untraceable Firearms Act of 2021 To amend Chapter 44 of title 18 of U.S. to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary; Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 3159 Rep. Donald Payne (D) Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Acy of 2021 To authorize the DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants states, local governments, or gun dealers to conduct gun buyback programs.  Prepaid smartcards could be used to compensate individuals who dispose of firearms, that cannot be used or accepted for the acquisition or transfer of firearms or ammunition.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3252 Rep. Conor Lamb (D) Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act  To modify provisions related to theft of firearms to include stealing firearms from  a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 3840 Rep. Salud Carbajal (D); S. 1819 Sen Dianne Feinstein (D)  Extreme Risk Protection Order To support State, tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose. Referred to the Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3509 Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D); S. 1825 Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) Safe Gun Storage Act of 2021 To require safety standards for gun locks and safes; to prevent the firearm from discharging  while the lock is activated and prevent unauthorized access to firearms.  Safes must be designed to secure firearms  and prevent unauthorized access. Referred to the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce; Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.1801 Sen Patrick Leahy (D) & H.R. 3536 Rep. Bill Pascrell Crime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2021 To require the National Tracing Center with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firearms transactions.  Referred to the Senate and House Committees on the Judiciary.

S.3387 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D); H.R. 6281 Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D) National Instant Criminal Background System (NICS) Integrity Act of 2021 To require the search and retention of certain records with respect to conducting criminal background checks, and for other purposes. Referred to the Senate and House Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6225 Rep. Kelly Robin (D) Federal Firearm Licensee Act To modernize the business of selling firearms, including improvements in firearms sales record keeping, including electronic records and firearm inventory.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 3117 Se. Edward Markey (D); H.R. 5764 Rep. Madeleine Dean (D) Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act To direct the Financial Crimes Network (FinCEN) to collect information from financial institutions and develop an advisory regarding the reporting of suspicious transactions related to gun violence, specifically related to the procurement of firearms and accessories for carrying out lone-wolf acts of terror, and how U.S. firearms markets facilitate gun violence. Referred to the Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R. 6213 Rep. David Cicilline (D) Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act To amend chapter 44of title 18, U.S. Code, to restrict the ability of a person whose Federal license to import, manufacture, or deal in firearms has been revoked, or was not renewed, to transfer business inventory firearms, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6370 Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D) Safe Guns, Safe Kids Act  To amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, making it unlawful for any person who knows, or reasonably should know that a minor Is likely to gain access to a firearm without the permission of a parent or guardian, or a minor obtains the firearm and uses in the commission of a crime or causes injury or death to the minor or other individual. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6538 Rep. David Cicilline (D) Active Shooter Alert Act of 2022  To create an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6575 Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D) Protecting Americans from Gun Violence Act of 2022  To reduce gun violence, fund gun violence research, and victim assistance, and enhance the tracking of lost or stolen firearms, and for other purposed.  Referred to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce.

H.R. 6639 Rep. Andy Levin (D) Protect Children Through Safe Gun Ownership Act  To amend chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code, to require adequate supervision before a juvenile can possess a firearm, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committees on Judiciary, and Education and Labor.

H.R.6646 Rep. Mike Quigley (D) Trafficking Reduction and Criminal Enforcement (TRACE) Act  To prevent the illegal sale of firearms, and for other purposes.  Provisions include: the requirement to mark all firearms manufactured in U.S. with a serial number that is visible only with an infrared light; requirement to preserve NICS records for 180 days; requirement for licensed firearms dealers to conduct an inventory of their firearms.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6717 Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D); S. 4149 Sen. Cory Booker (D) Preventing Pretrial Gun Purchase Act  To ensure that the background check system used for firearms purchases denies a firearm to a person prohibited from possessing guns by a lawful court order governing the pretrial release of the person. Referred to the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6997 Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D) & S. 3776 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D)  Stopping the Fraudulent Sales of Firearms Act To make it unlawful to import, manufacture, or sell a firearm or ammunition by fraudulent means (e.g., false representations). Further it makes it unlawful to transmit a wire, radio, or television communication jn interstate or foreign commerce related to fraudulent importation, manufacture or sale. Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary; the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7491 Rep. Charlie Crist (D)  Parents Need to Know Act of 2022  To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish notification and reporting requirements relating to unlawful acts and significant emergencies (including the unauthorized possession or use of a firearm) faced by students in public elementary and secondary schools.  Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R. 7533 Rep. Veronica Escobar (D) To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to provide that recipients of crime victim assistance grants shall prioritize programs that provide assistance to victims of firearm violence or the families members of victims of homicide, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7537 Rep. Lucy McBath (D) Help for Healing Communities Act  To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of HHS, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to provide community based mental health services in communities in which an active shooter event or incident of targeted violence occurred, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.7540 Rep. Joe Neguse (D) Safe Workplaces Act To direct the Secretary of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety and health standard on reducing te threat of violence (including gun violence) in the workplace, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor.

H.R. 7541 Rep. Joe Neguse (D) STOP Violence Act Of 2022  To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to authorize the use of certain grant funds for active shooter preparedness, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7545 Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D) Kimberly Vaughn Firearm Safe  Storage  Act To direct the DOJ to establish voluntary best practices for firearm storage solely for the purpose of public education; to authorize the DOJ to award grants for the development, implementation, and evaluation of Safe Storage Assistance programs, and adda tax credit from the retail sales of safe storage devices. Referred to the Committees on the Judiciary and Ways and Means.

H.R. 7544 Rep. Ritchie Torres (D) To provide a private right of action against the maker of any component of a ghost gun, and any person who facilitated a sale of a ghost gun, for injury or death resulting from the use of the ghost gun.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.4162 Sen. Michael Bennet (D)   School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and Secretary of HHS, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

S. 4184 Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D); H.R. 7730 Rep. Bobby Rush (D) Blair Holt Firearm Owner Licensing and Record Sale Act of 2022  To require owners of certain firearms-handguns and semiautomatic rifles capable of accepting a detachable ammunition feeding device-to obtain a license, an d to establish background checks for firearm transfers between private parties. Referred to the Senate and House Committees on the Judiciary.

S. 4238 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D)  Hadiya Pendelton and Nyasia    Pyyear-Yard gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2022 To amend Chapter 44 of title 18, U.S. Code to eliminate the trafficking of firearms. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7819 Rep. Jason Crow (D) Accountability for Online Firearms Marketplace Act of 2022 To amend the Communications Decency Act to remove immunity for online firearms marketplaces, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S. 4263 Sen. Cory Booker (D) Federal Firearm Licensing Act  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to require licenses to acquire or receive firearms, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.4278 Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D) Age 21 Act  To raise the minimum age to purchase a large capacity ammunition feeding device or semiautomatic assault weapons from 18 to 21.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7904 Rep. Norma Torres (D) Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2022  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to expand to all firearms the requirement that Federal firearms licensees report sales of 2 or more handguns to the same unlicensed person within 5 consecutive days. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7910 Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D) Protecting our Kids Act   To make various changes to federal laws, including to establish new criminal offenses, and to expand the types of weapons and devices that are subject to regulation.  Changes include: generally prohibiting the sale or transfer of certain semiautomatic firearms to individuals under the age of 21, establishes federal criminal offenses for gun trafficking, regulating ghost guns, regulating safe storage of firearms, generally prohibiting large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and provide for changes to the background check system (NICS). Referred to the Committees on the Judiciary and Ways and Means. Passed by the House.

Partial List of Bills that May Increase Risks of Gun Violence

H.R. 38 Rep. Richard Hudson (R)- Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act:  To amend title 18, U.S. Code, to provide a means by which nonresidents of a State whose residents may carry concealed firearms may also do so in the State. Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 95 Rep. Jeff Duncan (R); (Related Bill S. 2050 Se. Mike Crapo (R))- Hearing Protection Act: This bill removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act.  It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act.  Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 225 Rep. Morgan H. Griffith (R) ; (Related Bill) H.R. 1680 Rep Mo Brooks (R): (Related Bill S.525 Rep Steve Daines (R) Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act: To allow an individual to transport a firearm between two places where it is legal to possess, carry, or transport the firearm; to transport ammunition, or a detachable magazine or feeding device between two places where it is legal; to prohibit the arrest or detention of an individual for state or local  violations  unless there is probable cause to believe there was noncompliance with the provisions of the bill. Referred to the House Sub Committee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; Senate Committee in the Judiciary.

H.R. 355 Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act  Rep. Gregory W. Steube (R) To require NICS to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agencies whenever the information available to the system indicates that a person illegally or unlawfully in the United Stares may be attempting to receive a firearm.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 933  Rep. Morgan H. Griffith (R)  To amend I.R.S. Code 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National firearms Act, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means; and the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 993 Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R)  Second Amendment Preservation Act  To remove federal funding from enforcing gun control. Referred to Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1691 Rep. Clay Higgins (R)  To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue guidance to identify firearms business operations of licensed manufacturers and licensed dealers as essential businesses during certain national emergencies, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committees on the Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means.

H.R. 1758 Rep. Tracey Mann (R)  To amend the IRS Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committees on Ways and Means; Judiciary.

702 Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act: To prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.

H.R. 1787 Rep. Andrew S. Clyde (R)  To prevent unnecessary delay in firearms transfers from licensed firearms dealers to unlicensed persons.  Referred to Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.1827 Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R)  To prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

803 Sen. Roger W. Marshall (R) Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021 To amend the IRS Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1101 Sen. Mike Lee (R)-SHUSH Act: To provide that silencers be treated the same as firearms accessories.  Referred to the Committee on Finance.  H.R. 2469 Rep. Bob Good (R) Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, & Judiciary.

H.R. 1961 Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R); S. 1920 Sen. Mike Braun (R)  ATF Accountability Act of 2021 To establish a federal statutory process for licensed gun dealers, importers, or manufacturers to appeal a ruling or determination by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 2890 Rep. Thomas Massie (R) SAFER Voter Act; S.1373  Sen. Cynthis Lummis (R) SAME Act To reduce the minimum age-from 21 years to 18 years at which an individual may obtain a handgun from a federally licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector.  Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

1522 Rep. John Cornyn (R) Constitutional Carry Reciprocity Act of 2021 To allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun in another state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3153 Rep. David Kustoff (R); S. 1586 Sen. Tom Cotton (R) Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act  To modify the prior convictions that trigger a 15 year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three of more such prior convictions. Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.716 Rep Tracey Mann (R) To Promote Accountability and Transparency in Future Executive Orders To require the President to notify Congress and the public before issuing executive orders relating to the constitutional right of law abiding individuals in the U.S, to own, carry, and use firearms. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1132 Rep Marjorie Taylor-Green (R) Gun Owner Privacy Act  To restrict the use of federal funds in connection with the implementation and operation of a firearms related background check system. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 1210 Rep. Don Bacon (R); S. 1610 Sen. John Kennedy (R) LEOSA Reform Act  To allow qualified active and retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms and ammunition (including magazines) in school zones, national parks, on state, local or private property that is open to the public, and in certain federal facilities that are open to the public. Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 1691 Rep. Clay Higgins (R) Second Amendment Protection Act To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue guidance to identify firearms business operations of licensed manufacturers, and licensed dealers as essential businesses during certain national emergencies, and for other purposes. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 1715 Rep. Elise Stefanik (R) SAGA Act To prohibit a state or local government from establishing a regulation, prohibition, or Registration or licensing requirement with respect to a rifle or shotgun that is more restrictive, or that imposes a greater penalty, than federal law. Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

H.R. 1534 Rep Michael Cloud (R); S. 1916 Sen. Mike Braun (R) Protecting the Right to Keep and Bear Arms of 2021  To prohibit the president or the Department of Health and Human Services from declaring emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control, or a federal officer or employee, or a person operating under color of federal law, from banning the manufacture, sale or transfer of firearms or ammunition while acting in support of relief from a major disaster or emergency. Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R. 3823 Rep. Bob Good (R) PISTOL Act  To modify the definition of a rifle to exclude a pistol equipped with a rear brace or rear attachment designed to assist the shooter in controlling pistol. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 3960 Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Green (R) Brian A. Terry Memorial ATF Act  To eliminate the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, remove firearm restrictions on lawful gun owners, and provide funds to surviving families of border patrol agents as a result of Operation Fast and Furious. Referred to the Committees on Judiciary; Ways and Means; and Homeland Security .

H.R. 4060 Rep. Dan Newhouse (R) Second Amendment is Essential Act of 2021 To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to designate the business of importing, manufacturing, or dealing firearms or ammunition, as a critical infrastructure sector, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 4312 Rep. Jeff Duncan (R) NFA SBS Act  To remove certain short barreled shotguns from the definition of firearms, eliminates the prohibition on the sale or transportation of these shotguns, and treats persons who acquire or possess these short barreled shotguns as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such shotguns.  This bill preempts state and local laws, and requires the DOJ to destroy all records. Referred to the Committees on Ways and Means; Judiciary.

H.R. 5417 Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R) Preventing Unjust red Flag Laws Act of 2021  To prohibit funding for the implementation and enforcement of Federal red flag orders.  Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6247 Rep. Randy Feenstra (R) PROTECT the Second Amendment Act  To ensure that residents of covered federally assisted rental housing may lawfully possess firearms, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Financial Services.

H.R. 7366 Rep. Ronny Jackson (R)  To ban the imposition of any State or local liability insurance, tax, or user fee requirement for firearm or ammunition ownership or commerce. Referred to the Committees on Ways and Means; Judiciary. 

H.R. 6970 Rep. Jack Bergman (R) FIND Act To amend title 41, U.S. Code, to prohibit the Federal Government from entering into contracts with any entity that discriminates against firearm or ammunition industries, and for other purposes. Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.

H.R. 6950 Rep. Paul Gosar (R) No Gun Lists Act of 2022  To require the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to eliminate its Enterprise Content Management Imaging Repository System; this bill is cited as “No Gun Lists Act of 2022.” Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 6945 Rep. Michael Cloud (R)No Retaining Every Gun in a System That Restricts Your Rights Act  To require the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to destroy all firearm transaction records of discontinued firearms businesses. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 4069 Sen. James Langford (R) Pistol Brace Protection Act To amend the National Firearms Act to provide an exception for stabilizing braces, and for other purposes.  Referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R. 7415 Rep. Thomas Massie (R) SAFE Students Act  To repeal the Gun Free Zones Act of 1990 and amendments to the Act. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R. 7908 Rep. Randy Weber (R) PASS Act  To amend the Gun Free School Zones Act of 1990 to permit qualified law enforcement officers, qualified retired law enforcement officers, and persons not permitted by State law from carrying a concealed firearm to carry a firearm, and to discharge a firearm in defense of self or others, in a school zone. Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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