Firearm Legislation

We will be listing the legislation below that relates to the Second Amendment. You will also see where the bills are in the legislation process and their sponsor. If you see something that is not correct or missing you may send us a link to the bill in question using the form at the bottom of this page.

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  Scheduled for Committee

H.R. 1446: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

UPDATE: This bill is on the docket in the hearing that’s scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (10:00 AM EDT) in Senate Judiciary. The title of the hearing is “Hearings to examine constitutional and common sense steps to reduce gun violence.”

Senate Judiciary Republican members: 

Grassley, Chuck — Iowa
Graham, Lindsey — South Carolina
Cornyn, John — Texas
Lee, Mike — Utah
Cruz, Ted — Texas
Sasse, Ben — Nebraska
Hawley, Josh — Missouri
Cotton, Tom — Arkansas
Kennedy, John — Louisiana
Tillis, Thom — North Carolina
Blackburn, Marsha — Tennessee

Senate Judiciary Democrat members:

Durbin, Dick — Illinois
Leahy, Patrick — Vermont
Feinstein, Dianne — California
Whitehouse, Sheldon — Rhode Island
Klobuchar, Amy — Minnesota
Coons, Chris — Delaware
Blumenthal, Richard — Connecticut
Hirono, Mazie — Hawaii
Booker, Cory — New Jersey
Padilla, Alex — California
Ossoff, Jon — Georgia

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

THIS BILL PASSED THE HOUSE ON MARCH 11TH. THE FINAL TALLY, YEAS: 219, NAYS: 210, NOT VOTING: 1.

H.R. 8: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

UPDATE: This bill is on the docket in the hearing that’s scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (10:00 AM EDT) in Senate Judiciary. The title of the hearing is “Hearings to examine constitutional and common sense steps to reduce gun violence.”

Senate Judiciary Republican members: 

Grassley, Chuck — Iowa
Graham, Lindsey — South Carolina
Cornyn, John — Texas
Lee, Mike — Utah
Cruz, Ted — Texas
Sasse, Ben — Nebraska
Hawley, Josh — Missouri
Cotton, Tom — Arkansas
Kennedy, John — Louisiana
Tillis, Thom — North Carolina
Blackburn, Marsha — Tennessee

Senate Judiciary Democrat members:

Durbin, Dick — Illinois
Leahy, Patrick — Vermont
Feinstein, Dianne — California
Whitehouse, Sheldon — Rhode Island
Klobuchar, Amy — Minnesota
Coons, Chris — Delaware
Blumenthal, Richard — Connecticut
Hirono, Mazie — Hawaii
Booker, Cory — New Jersey
Padilla, Alex — California
Ossoff, Jon — Georgia

To require a background check for every firearm sale. It would criminalize the private transfer of firearms.

THIS BILL PASSED THE HOUSE ON MARCH 11TH. THE FINAL TALLY, YEAS: 227, NAYS: 203, NOT VOTING: 1.

 

  Passed House

H.R. 8: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

UPDATE: This bill is on the docket in the hearing that’s scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (10:00 AM EDT) in Senate Judiciary. The title of the hearing is “Hearings to examine constitutional and common sense steps to reduce gun violence.”

To require a background check for every firearm sale. It would criminalize the private transfer of firearms.

THIS BILL PASSED THE HOUSE ON MARCH 11TH. THE FINAL TALLY, YEAS: 227, NAYS: 203, NOT VOTING: 1.

8 REPUBLICANS VOTED YEA 

VERN BUCHANAN (FL-16)
MARIA ELVIRA SALAZAR (FL-27)
CARLOS A. GIMENEZ (FL-26)
ANDREW R. GARBARINO (NY-02)
BRIAN FITZPATRICK (PA-01)
ADAM KINZINGER (IL-16)
CHRIS SMITH (NJ-04)
FRED UPTON (MI-06)

TROY BALDERSON (OH-12) – DID NOT VOTE

1 DEMOCRAT VOTED NAY

JARED GOLDEN (ME-02)

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H.R. 1446: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021

UPDATE: This bill is on the docket in the hearing that’s scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (10:00 AM EDT) in Senate Judiciary. The title of the hearing is “Hearings to examine constitutional and common sense steps to reduce gun violence.”

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to strengthen the background check procedures to be followed before a Federal firearms licensee may transfer a firearm to a person who is not such a licensee.

THIS BILL PASSED THE HOUSE ON MARCH 11TH. THE FINAL TALLY, YEAS: 219, NAYS: 210, NOT VOTING: 1.

2 REPUBLICANS VOTED YEA

BRIAN FITZPATRICK (PA-01)
CHRIS SMITH (NJ-04)

TROY BALDERSON (OH-12) – DID NOT VOTE

2 DEMOCRATS VOTED NAY

JARED GOLDEN (ME-02)
RON KIND (WI-03)

Bills and resolutions referred to committees

United States House of Representatives

Introduced by Republican

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H.R. 3960: 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 killed as a result of Operation Fast and Furious.

Introduced on June 17, 2021
Committee:
House Homeland Security
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Marjorie Greene (GA-14)

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H.R. 3998: To require the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to make video recordings of the examination and testing of firearms and ammunition, and for other purposes.

Introduced on June 17, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Jody Hice (GA-10)

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H.R. 3250: To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms in certain Federal facilities, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 14, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09)

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H.Res. 388: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that President Biden’s gun policies are unconstitutional and should never be approved.

Introduced on May 12, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Scott DesJarlais (TN-04)

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H.R. 3101: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the firearm transfer tax, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 11, 2021
Committee:
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Ashley Hinson (IA-01)

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H.R. 2960: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an exception for certain qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 4, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Don Bacon (NE-02)

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H.R. 2890: To reduce, from 21 years of age to 18 years of age, the minimum age at which a person may obtain a handgun from a Federal firearms licensee.

Introduced on Apr 28, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Thomas Massie (KY-04)

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H.R. 2469: To provide that silencers be treated the same as firearms accessories.

Introduced on Apr 13, 20211
Committee:
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Robert “Bob” Good (VA-05)

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H.R. 1961: To provide procedures for appealing certain Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives rulings or determinations, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Dan Crenshaw (TX-02)

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H.R. 1827: To prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Paul Gosar (AZ-04)

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H.R. 1787: To prevent unnecessary delay in firearms transfers from licensed firearms dealers to unlicensed persons.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Andrew Clyde (GA-09)

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H.R. 1858: To encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Jason Smith (MO-08)

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H.R. 1758: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 10, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Tracey Mann (KS-01)

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H.R. 1680: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Introduced on Mar 09, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Mo Brooks (AL-05)

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H.R. 1642: To direct the Attorney General to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of Federal firearms offenses, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 08, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11)

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H.R. 1604: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms.

Introduced on Mar 08, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Don Bacon (NE-02)

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H.R. 1576: To provide for a coordinated national research program to examine the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of violence and unintended injury and death relating to gun ownership, use, and trafficking, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 03, 2021
Committee:
House Energy and Commerce
House Science, Space, and Technology
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Eddie Johnson (TX-30)

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H.R. 1534: To prohibit the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services from declaring certain emergencies or disasters for the purpose of imposing gun control.

Introduced on Mar 03, 2021
Committee: 
House Energy and Commerce
House Transportation and Infrastructure
Sponsor: Michael Cloud (TX-27)

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H.R. 1567: To allow certain qualified law enforcement officers and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm to protect children in a school zone.

Introduced on Mar 03, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Vicky Hartzler (MO-04)

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H.R. 1132: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to protect the rights of citizens under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced on Feb 18, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Marjorie Greene (GA-14)

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H.R. 1105: To provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while on-duty with a firearm required to be carried while on-duty.

Introduced on Feb 18, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Michael Burgess (TX-26)

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H.R. 993: To remove Federal funding from enforcing gun control.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Marjorie Greene (GA-14)

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H.R. 1013: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to provide that a member of the Armed Forces and the spouse of that member shall have the same rights regarding the receipt of firearms at the location of any duty station of the member.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Gregory Murphy (NC-03)

 

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H.R. 1027: To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish an authority to issue permits to certain members of the Armed Forces who seek to carry concealed firearms while on military installations.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committee: House Armed Services
Sponsor: Gregory Steube (FL-17)

 

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H.R. 355: Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act

Introduced on Jan 19, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Gregory Steube (FL-17)

To require the national instant criminal background check system to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the relevant State and local law enforcement agencies whenever the information available to the system indicates that a person illegally or unlawfully in the United States may be attempting to receive a firearm.

 

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H.R. 933: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committees: 
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Morgan Griffith (VA-09)

 

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H.R. 225: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.

Introduced on Jan 6, 2021
(Also, introduced in 112th, 113th, 114th, 115th, and 116th)
Committees:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Morgan Griffith (VA-09)

 

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H.R. 194: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress

Introduced on Jan 5, 2021
(Also, introduced in 116th)
Committees:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Michael Burgess (TX-26)

This bill requires the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Justice to report to Congress on the number of (1) firearm transfer denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation; (2) prosecutions resulting from such investigations; and (3) firearms recovered by the ATF in cases in which a denial was issued by the system after a firearm was transferred.

 

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H.R. 95: Hearing Protection Act

Introduced on Jan 4, 2021
(Also, introduced in 116th)
Committees:
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Jeff Duncan (SC-03)

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove silencers from the definition of firearms, and for other purposes.

 

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H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

Introduced on Jan 4, 2021
Committees:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Hudson (NC-08)

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a means by which nonresidents of a State whose residents may carry concealed firearms may also do so in the State.

 

Introduced by Democrat

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H.R. 3989: To amend the consumer product safety laws to repeal of exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product under such laws.

Introduced on Jun 17, 2021
Committee:
House Energy and Commerce
Sponsor:
Debbie Dingell (MI-12)

 

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H.R. 3252: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to enhance penalties for certain thefts of a firearm from certain Federal firearms licensees, and to criminalize the theft of a firearm from a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club.

Introduced on May 14, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Conor Lamb (PA-17)

 

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H.R. 3480: 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.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Salud Carbajal (CA-24)

 

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H.R. 3509: To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish consumer product safety standards for firearm locks and firearm safes, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Pramila Jayapal (WA-07)

 

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H.R. 3536: To amend section 923 of title 18, United States Code, to require an electronic, searchable database of the importation, production, shipment, receipt, sale, or other disposition of firearms.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Bill Pascrell Jr. (NJ-09)

 

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H.R. 3299: To help reduce gun violence through background checks and the National Firearms Act and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 18, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Val Demings (FL-10)

 

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H.R. 3252: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to enhance penalties for certain thefts of a firearm from certain Federal firearms licensees, and to criminalize the theft of a firearm from a gun range that rents firearms or a shooting club.

Introduced on May 14, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Conor Lamb (PA-17)

 

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H.R. 3159: To authorize the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants to States, units of local government, and gun dealers to conduct gun buyback programs, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 12, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10)

 

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H.R. 3143: To establish a gun buyback grant program.

Introduced on May 12, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Ted Deutch (FL-22)

 

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H.R. 3088: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 11, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: David Cicilline (RI-01)

 

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H.R. 3015: To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a Federal firearms licensee from selling or delivering certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles to a person under 21 years of age, with exceptions for active duty military personnel and full-time law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 7, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Anthony Brown (MD-04)

 

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H.R. 2971: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require an alien lawfully admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa to obtain the approval of the Attorney General before receiving a firearm, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 4, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Charlie Crist (FL-13)

 

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H.R. 2814: To repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.

Introduced on Apr 22, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Adam Schiff (CA-28)

 

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H.R. 2544: To regulate firearm silencers and firearm mufflers.

Introduced on Apr 14, 2021
Committee:
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)

 

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H.R. 2466: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of “firearm” under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Apr 13, 2021
Committee: 
House Judiciary
House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Val Demings (FL-10)

 

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H.R. 2426: 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.

Introduced on Apr 8, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Jamie Raskin (MD-08)

 

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H.R. 2427: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the transfer tax on certain firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Apr 8, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Jamie Raskin (MD-08)

 

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H.R. 2282: To repeal certain impediments to the administration of the firearms laws.

Introduced on Mar 29, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Barbara Lee (CA-13)

 

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H.R. 2280: To amend title 18, United States Code, to combat straw purchases of firearms and deter firearms trafficking.

Introduced on Mar 29, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Robin Kelly (IL-02)

 

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H.R. 1952: To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive identification ability into all firearms sold in the United States, and to require the reporting of lost or stolen firearms to the appropriate law enforcement authorities.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Nydia Velázquez (NY-07)

 

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H.R. 1923: To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: James Himes (CT-04)

 

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H.R. 1906: To amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Anthony Brown (MD-04)

 

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H.R. 1494: To protect victims of stalking from gun violence

Introduced on Mar 02, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Debbie Dingell (MI-12)

 

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H.R. 1560: To establish a Federal Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence.

Introduced on Mar 03, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Dwight Evans (PA-03)

 

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H.R. 1769: To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system 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 Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Introduced on Mar 10, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Mike Quigley (IL-05)

 

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H.R. 1782: 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.

Introduced on Mar 01, 2021
Committee: House Ways and Means
Sponsor: Jennifer Wexton (VA-10)

 

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H.R. 1454: To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.

Introduced on Mar 01, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Adriano Espaillat (NY-13)

 

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H.R. 167: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Al Green (TX-09)

 

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H.R. 127: Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To provide for the licensing of firearm and ammunition possession and the registration of firearms, and to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition.

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H.R. 137: Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 114th and 115th)
Committee: 
House Energy and Commerce
House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To authorize funding to increase access to mental health care treatment to reduce gun violence.

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H.R. 125: Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 115th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for a 7-day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or a large capacity ammunition magazine may be transferred.

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H.R. 130: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To require the safe storage of firearms and ammunition, and to require the investigation of reports of improper storage of firearms or ammunition.

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H.R. 133: David’s Law

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 114th, 115th, and 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 135: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 114th, 115th, and 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

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.

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H.R. 121: Gun Violence Reduction Resources Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 114th and 115th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)

To provide for the hiring of 200 additional Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and investigators to enforce gun laws.

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H.R. 167: To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Al Green (TX-09)

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H.R. 1006: To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Carolyn Maloney (NY-12)

 

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H.R. 1004: 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.

Introduced on Feb 11, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Carolyn Maloney (NY-12)

 

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H.R. 825: 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.

Introduced on Feb 4, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Carolyn Maloney (NY-12)

 

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H.R. 882: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States 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.

Introduced on Feb 5, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 113th congress)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Robin Kelly (IL-02)

 

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H.R. 881: To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.

Introduced on Feb 5, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 113th, 114th, 115th, and 116th congress)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Robin Kelly (IL-02)

 

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H.R. 880: 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.

Introduced on Feb 5, 2021
Committee: House Energy and Commerce
Sponsor: Robin Kelly (IL-02)

 

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H.R. 748: To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Feb 3, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)

 

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H.R. 647: 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.

Introduced on Feb 1, 2021
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Jason Crow (CO-06)

 

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H.R. 545: To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Jan 28, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Subcommittee: Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
Sponsor: Jared Huffman (CA-02)

 

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H.R. 405: LEAD Act of 2021

Introduced on Jan 21, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Natural Resources
Sponsor: Ted Lieu (CA-33)

The part of the bill related to firearms: “Except as provided in subsection (c), and not later than 1 year after enactment, the Secretary, acting through the Director, shall issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition certified under subsection (b) on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. “

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H.R. 30: Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act

Introduced on Jan 04, 2021
(Also, introduced in the 116th)
Committee: House Judiciary
Sponsor: Bobby Rush (IL-01)

To increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.

United States Senate

Introduced by Republican

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S. 2050: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove silencers from the definition of firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on June 15, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Michael “Mike” Crapo – Idaho

 

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S. 1916: A bill to prohibit the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services from declaring certain emergencies or disasters for the purposes of imposing gun control.

Introduced on May 27, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Mike Braun – Indiana

 

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S. 1775: Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2021

Introduced on Apr 29, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Charles “Chuck” Grassley – Iowa

 

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S. 1522: A bill to allow reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms.

Introduced on Apr 29, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: John Cornyn – Texas

 

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S. 1373: A bill to reduce, from 21 years of age to 18 years of age, the minimum age at which a person may obtain a handgun from a Federal firearms license.

Introduced on Apr 27, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Cynthia Lummis  – Wyoming

 

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S. 1101: A bill to provide that silencers be treated the same as firearms accessories.

Introduced on Apr 13, 2021
Committee: Senate Finance
Sponsor: Mike Lee  – Utah

 

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S. 1261: A bill to require the national instant criminal background check system to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the relevant State and local law enforcement agencies whenever information contained in the system indicates that an alien who is illegally or unlawfully in the United States attempted to receive a firearm.

Introduced on Apr 21, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Tom Cotton  – Arkansas

 

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S. 803: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 17, 2021
Committee: Senate Finance
Sponsor: Roger Marshall  – Kansas

 

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S. 788: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a nonrefundable tax credit for the purchase of gun safes and gun safety courses.

Introduced on Mar 17, 2021
Committee: Senate Finance
Sponsor: Roger Marshall – Kansas

 

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S. 772: A bill to clarify responsibilities related to unaccompanied alien children, to provide additional protections and tracking mechanisms for such children, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Robert Portman – Ohio

 

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S. 720: A bill to encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Josh Hawley – Missouri

 

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S. 702: A bill to prohibit Federal funding of State firearm ownership databases, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021
Committee: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Sponsor: Cindy Hyde-Smith – Mississippi

 

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S. 45: School Security Enhancement Act

Introduced on Jan 26, 2021
(Also introduced in the 115th and 116th)
Committee: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Sponsor: Ted Cruz – Texas

 

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S. 292: A bill 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.

Introduced on Feb 08, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Marco Rubio – Florida

 

Introduced by Democrat

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S. 1801: A bill to amend section 923 of title 18, United States Code, to require an electronic, searchable database of the importation, production, shipment, receipt, sale, or other disposition of firearms.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Patrick Leahy – Vermont

 

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S. 1825: A bill to amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish consumer product safety standards for firearm locks and firearm safes, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee: Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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S. 1819: A bill 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.

Introduced on May 25, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Dianne Feinstein – California

 

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S. 1558: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.

Introduced on May 11, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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S. 1338: A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.

Introduced on Apr 22, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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S. 1131: A bill to regulate firearm silencers and firearm mufflers.

Introduced on Apr 15, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Bob Menendez – New Jersey

 

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S. 1155: A bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Apr 15, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Tim Kaine – Virginia

 

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S. 974: A bill to repeal certain impediments to the administration of firearms laws.

Introduced on Mar 25, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Robert “Bob” Menendez – New Jersey

 

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S. 878: A bill to increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.

Introduced on Mar 22, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Patrick Leahy – Vermont

 

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S. 770: A bill to authorize for a grant program for handgun licensing programs, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Chris Van Hollen – Maryland

 

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S. 763: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Mar 16, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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S. 675: A bill to provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system 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 Department of Justice reports to Congress on prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

Introduced on Mar 10, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Christopher Coons – Delaware

 

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S. 591: A bill to prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.

Introduced on Mar 04, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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S. 527: A bill to protect victims of stalking from gun violence.

Introduced on Mar 02, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Amy Klobuchar. – Minnesota

 

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S. 556: A bill to establish a Federal Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence.

Introduced on Mar 03, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Robert “Bob” Casey Jr. – Pennsylvania

 

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S. 529: A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.

Introduced on Mar 02, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Christopher Murphy – Connecticut

 

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S. 281: 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.

Introduced on Feb 08, 2021
(Also introduced in the 113th, 114th, and 115th)
Committee: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Sponsor: Edward “Ed” Markey – Massachusetts

 

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S. 190: A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.

Introduced on Feb 03, 2021
Committee: Senate Judiciary
Sponsor: Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut

 

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