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115th US Congress Update May 2018

NEW BILLS of INTEREST

 

HR 5698 Protect & Serve Act

This bill would provide punishment for crimes against law enforcement officers

Intro: 5/17/2018 Rep. Rutherford (FL-4) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Comstock (VA-10)

 

HR 5860 Exclude Disability from Tax

This bill would continue to exclude tax on disability after retirement age

Intro: 5/17/2018 Rep. Norman (SC-5) Status: Ways & Means

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Sponsor Norman, Rogers (AL-3), Mooney (WV-2), DesJariais (TN-4), Meadows (NC-11), Roe (TN-1)

 

S 2794 Protect & Serve Act

This bill would provide punishment for crimes against law enforcement officers

Intro: 5/7/2018 Sen. Hatch (UT) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2810 Workplace Democracy Act

This bill would amend NLRA to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations

Intro: 5/9/2018 Sen. Sanders (VT) Status: Education & Labor

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2845 Law Enforcement Collective Bargaining

This bill would provide for collective bargaining for public safety officers

Intro: 5/15/2018 Sen. Baldwin (WI) Status: Labor & Pensions

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2860 Exclude Disability from Tax

This bill would continue to exclude tax on disability after retirement age

Intro: 5/16/2018 Sen. Daines (MT) Status: Finance

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2868 Bulletproof Vest Program

This bill would make adjustments to the vest grant program

Intro: 5/16/2018 Sen. Gardner (CO) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2879 Require Mental Health Training

This bill would require mental health training for law enforcement

Intro: 5/17/2018 Sen. McCaskill (MO) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

 

New Firearm Bills

 

House

 

5941 Prevent Death by Firearms 

 

Senate

 

None

 

 

BILL UPDATES (Changes in Red)

 

Labor

 

HR 509 ATF Elimination Act

This bill would disband the ATF

Intro: 1/12/2017 Rep. Sensenbrenner (WI-5) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 545 National Right to Work Act

This bill would create a national Right to Work law

Intro: 3/7/2017 Sen. Paul (KY) Status: Health Ed & Labor

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Sponsor Paul, Cochran (MS), Cotton (AR), Perdue (GA), Scott (SC), Tillis (NC), Wicker (MS), Graham (SC), Boozman (AR), Strange (AL), Burr (NC)

 

S 573 National Criminal Justice Commission

This bill would establish the National Criminal Justice Commission.

Intro: 3/8/2017 Sen. Peters (MI) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Graham (SC), Cochran (MS), Capito (WV), Warner (VA), Kaine (VA), Kennedy (LA)

 

S 585 Whistleblower Protection

This bill would provide whistleblower protection for “probationary” Federal employees

Intro: 3/8/2017 Sen. Johnson (WI) Status: PASSED – Public Law 115-73

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 2629 Appropriate designation of collective bargaining units.

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide for appropriate designation of collective bargaining units. 

Intro: 5/24/2017 Rep. Rooney (FL-19) Status: Education & Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Byrne (AL-1), Roe (TN-1), Ferguson (GA-3)

 

HR 2723 Right to Select Labor Organization

This bill claims to provide protections for workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization.

Intro: 5/25/2017 Rep. Roe (TN-1) Status: Education & Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Sponsor Roe (TN-1), Duncan (SC-3), Woodall (GA-7), Hudson (NC-8), Wilson (SC-2), Allen (GA-12), Pittenger (NC-9), Meadows (NC-11), Guthrie (KY-2), Goodlatte (VA-6), Budd (NC-13), Fleischmann (TN-3), Brat (VA-7), Palmer (AL-6), Loudemilk (GA-11), Blackburn (TN-7), Ferguson (GA-3), Roby (AL-2), Rouzer (NC-7), Byrne (AL-1), Black (TN-6), DesJariais (TN-4), Kustoff (TN-8), Crawford (AR-1), Carter (GA-1), Abraham (LA-5), Brooks (AL-5), Walker (NC-6), Rogers (AL-3), Graves (GA-14), Johnson (LA-4), Hice (GA-10), Barr (KY-6), Kelly (MS-1), Rice (SC-7), Garrett (VA-5), Comstock (VA-10), Graves (LA-6), Holding (NC-2), Norman (SC-5), Westerman (AR-4), Higgins (LA-3), Wittman (VA-1), Collins (GA-9), Palazzo (MS-4), Harper (MS-3), Womack (AR-3), Comer (KY-1), Handel (GA-6), Scott (GA-8), Sanford (SC-1), Griffith (VA-9), McHenry (NC-10), Gowdy (SC-4), Hill (AR-2), Duncan (TN-2)

 

S 1217 Appropriate designation of collective bargaining units.

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide for appropriate designation of collective bargaining units. 

Intro: 5/24/2017 Sen. Isakson (GA) Status: Health Education Labor Pensions

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Lamar (TN), Corker (TN), McConnell (KY), Perdue (GA), Scott (SC), Wicker (MS), Boozman (AR), Graham (SC)

 

HR 3827 Protecting Workers and Improve Labor Standards Act

This bill would repeal the authority under the National Labor Relations Act for States to enact laws prohibiting agreements requiring membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment, and for other purposes.

Intro: 9/25/2017 Rep. Sherman (CA-30) Status: Education/Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Johnson (GA-4)

Republicans: none

 

S 1774 Employee Rights Act

This bill would provide protections for workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization.

Intro: 9/7/2017 Sen. Hatch (UT) Status: Labor

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Alexander (TN), Scott (TN), Shelby (AL), Perdue (GA), Isakson (GA), Wicker (MS), Cotton (AR), Boozman (AR), Strange (AL), Rand (KY), Cochran (MS)

 

S 1838 Protecting workers and Improving Labor Standards Act

This bill would repeal the authority under the National Labor Relations Act for States to enact laws prohibiting agreements requiring membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment, and for other purposes.

Intro: 9/19/2017 Sen. Warren (MA) Status: Labor

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 2069 Protecting Workers' Freedom to Organize Act

This bill would amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify the requirements for meeting the definition of the term “employee.”

Intro: 11/2/2017 Sen. Brown (OH) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 4846 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act

This bill would provide collective bargaining for Public Safety employees.

Intro: 1/19/2018 Rep. Kildee (MI-5) Status: Education and Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9), Scott (VA-3), Adams (NC-12)

Republicans: Duncan (TN-2)

 

S 2340 Federal Labor-Management Partnership Act

This bill would establish the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Council. 

Intro: 1/25/2018 Sen. Schatz (HI) Status: Homeland Security

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 5632 Prohibit Agreements Between Employers to Restrict Employment

This bill would prohibit employers from conspiring to prevent hiring (“black ball”).

Intro: 4/26/2017 Rep. Ellison (MN-5) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 5665 Amend Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act of 1959

This bill would redefine the term “labor organization.” 

Intro: 1/12/2017 Rep. Rooney (FL-19) Status: Education & Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Roe (TN-1), Byrne (AL-1)

 

S 2718 Above the Line Deduction for Union Dues

This bill would amend the IRS regulations to allow “above the line” deductions for union dues and make other “business” items deductible.

Intro: 4/19/2018 Sen. Casey (PA) Status: Finance

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

 

Work Conditions

 

HR 47 Kalief’s Law

This bill would require officer training on handling of youth (<21) and other issues

Intro: 1/3/2017 Rep. Lee (TX-18) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

HR 158 Corey Jones Act

This bill would prohibit vehicle stops by plainclothes officers

Intro: 1/3/2017 Rep. Hastings (FL-20) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Thompson (MS-2), Johnson (GA-4)

Republicans: none

 

HR 514 HELD Act

This bill would prohibit state or local restrictions on law enforcement immigration enforcement.

Intro: 1/13/2017 Rep. Calvert (CA-42) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Brooks (AL-5)

 

HR 1039 Probation Officer Protection Act (S367)

This bill would give probation officers power of arrest

Intro: 2/14/2017 Rep. Reichert (WA-8) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 1213 “Laquan McDonald” Camera Act

This bill would require agency policy for camera use

Intro: 2/21/2017 Rep. Rush (Il-1) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 367 Probation Officer Protection Act (H1039)

This bill would give probation officers power of arrest

Intro: 2/14/2017 Sen. Hatch (UT) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Tillis (NC)

 

S 411 ERRPA (Eliminate Religious Racial Profiling Act)

This bill would prohibit racial and religious profiling

Intro: 2/16/2017 Sen. Cardin (MD) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Kaine (VA)

Republicans: none

 

HR 1446 No State Resources for Immigration Enforcement

This bill would prohibit State and local officers and employees from performing immigration officer functions.

Intro: 3/9/2017 Rep. Velazquez (NY-7) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 1498 End Racial Profiling

This bill would prohibit racial profiling

Intro: 3/10/2017 Rep. Conyers (MI-13) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Beyer (VA-8), Bishop (GA-2), Cohen (TN-9), Johnson (GA-4), Lewis (GA-5), Richmond (LA-2), Scott (VA-3), Sewell (AL-7), Thompson (MS-2), Scott (GA-13), Price (NC-4)

Republicans: none

 

HR 1556 Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement

This bill would put certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies.

Intro: 3/16/2017 Rep. Johnson (GA-4) Status: Armed Services

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Sponsor Johnson, Scott (VA-3), Cohen (TN-9), Scott (GA-13),Lewis (GA-5)

Republicans: none

 

HR 1607 National Criminal Justice Commission

This bill would establish the National Criminal Justice Commission.

Intro: 3/17/2017 Rep. Deutch (FL-22) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 748 Anti-profiling bill

This bill would protect citizens from unlawful profiling, arrest and detention 

Intro: 3/28/2017 Sen. Menendez (NJ) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 1886 National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2017

This bill would establish a National Criminal Justice Commission 

Intro: 4/4/2017 Rep. Deutch (FL-22) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

HR 2073 Amend section 287 of the Immigration and Nationality Act

This bill prohibit ICE officers from displaying POLICE on attire

Intro: 4/6/2017 Rep. Velazquez (NY-7) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 814 Police Training and Independent Review Act of 2017

This bill would require officer sensitivity training and independent investigation of deadly force use.

Intro: 4/4/2017 Rep. Duckworth (IL) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 2437 Back the Blue Act of 2017

This bill enhances penalties for conviction of assault on Law Officer

Intro: 5/16/2017 Rep. Poe (TX-2) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Graves (LA-6)

 

HR 2676 Reporting Use of Force to Attorney General

This bill would require states to report officer use of force to USAG

Intro: 5/25/2017 Rep. Castro (TX-20) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Johnson (GA-4), Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

S 1085 Thin Blue Line Act

This bill enhances penalties for conviction of assault on Law Officer

Intro: 5/10/2017 Sen. Toomey (PA) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Capito (WV), Cotton (AR), Kennedy (LA), Perdue (GA), Tillis (NC)

 

S 1258 Reporting Use of Force to Attorney General

This bill would require states to report officer use of force to USAG

Intro: 5/25/2017 Sen. Booker (NJ) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 1610 Reporting of Lethal Force

This bill would require reporting of all use of lethal force.

Intro: 7/20/2017 Sen. Scott (SC) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Sponsor Scott (SC)

 

HR 3799 Oversight From Justice

This bill direct the Justice Department to pursue civil actions to eliminate patterns or practices of civil rights violations by police, and for other purposes

Intro: 9/14/2017 Rep. Waters (CA-43) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9), Scott (VA-3)

Republicans: none

 

HR 3811 National Center for Right to Counsel

This bill establish the National Center for the Right to Counsel

Intro: 9/21/2017 Rep. Deutch (FL-22) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Johnson (GA-4), Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

S 1856 Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement

This bill would prevent the militarization of Federal, State, and local law enforcement by Federal excess property transfers and grant programs.

Intro: 9/25/2017 Sen. Paul (KY) Status: Armed Services

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 3944 Police Camera Act

This bill would provide grant for camera purchase and requirements for data storage.

Intro: 10/4/2017 Rep. Cohen (TN-9) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Sponsor Cohen, 

Republicans: none

 

S 1918 Police Camera Act

This bill would provide grant for camera purchase and requirements for data storage.

Intro: 10/4/2017 Sen. Schatz (HI) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Paul (KY), 

 

HR 4331 Police Accountability Act of 2017

This bill would provide a penalty for assault or homicide committed by certain State or local law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Intro: 11/9/2017 Rep. Johnson (GA-4) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Sponsor Johnson (GA-4)

Republicans: none

 

HR 5537 Local Task Force on 21st Century Policing

This bill would set up local community task forces on policing

Intro: 1/12/2017 Rep. Norton (DC-at Lg) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

Benefits

 

HR 99 Honor Fallen TSA

This bill would provide officer federal death benefits to TSA

Intro: 1/3/2017 Rep. Brownley (CA-26) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Thompson (MS-2)

Republicans: Brooks (AL-5)

 

HR 139 Protecting Employees from Municipal Bankruptcies

This bill would protect municipal employee’s retirement benefits from employer bankruptcy

Intro: 1/3/2017 Rep. Conyers (MI-13) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9), Johnson (GA-4)

Republicans: none

 

HR 320 Delay Mandatory Retirement US Capitol Police

This bill would give US Capitol Police the option to delay retirement.

Intro: 1/5/2017 Rep. Capuano (MA-7) Status: Oversight & Government Reform

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 964 Law Enforcement Officers Equity Act 

This bill would bring enforcement officers from several federal agencies under Law Enforcement Retirement  

Intro: 2/7/2017 Rep. King (NY-2) Status: Government Reform

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Connolly (VA-11), Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: Norman (SC-5)

 

HR 1124 State/Local Pensions Accountability and Security Act

This bill would prevent the Federal government from bailing out any insolvent state/local retirement program

Intro: 2/16/2017 Rep. Babin (TX-36) Status: Education & Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Roe (TN-1), Hice (GA-10), Norman (SC-5), Westerman (AR-4)

 

HR 1620 Grandparent-Grandchild Medical Leave Act

This bill would Amend the FMLA to include Grandparent/children.

Intro: 3/17/2017 Rep. Ruiz (CA-36) Status: Education & Workforce

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 597 Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

This bill would increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers.

Intro: 3/9/2017 Sen. Casey (PA) Status: Health Ed & Labor

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 1892 Honoring Hometown Heroes Act

This bill would require flag flown half-staff for first responder line-of-duty death

Intro: 4/4/2017 Rep. Larson (CT-1) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

HR 2228 LEO Mental Health & Wellness Act

This bill would attempt to provide programs to protect the mental health and wellbeing of America’s law enforcement officers.

Intro: 4/28/2017 Rep. Brooks (IN-5) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Collins (GA-9)

 

HR 2294 LEO Fair Retirement Act 

This bill addresses Federal officer overtime into retirement. 

Intro: 5/2/2017 Rep. King (NY-2) Status: Ways & Means

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 1087 Lifesaving Gear for Police Act

This bill prohibits restrictions on federal resources transfer to state/local law enforcement.

Intro: 5/10/2017 Sen. Tommey (PA) Status: Homeland Security

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

S 1108 Honoring Hometown Heroes Act

This bill provides for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty.

Intro: 5/11/2017 Sen. Tester (MT) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Boozman (AR)

 

S 1134 Back the Blue Act

This bill enhances penalties for conviction of assault on Law Officer.

Intro: 5/16/2017 Sen. Comyn (TX) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: Tillis (NC), Boozman (AR), Capito (WV), Perdue (GA), Strange (AL), Cassidy (LA)

 

S 1175 Protect Federal, State, and local public safety officers.

This bill will enhance penalties for assault or killing of law enforcement officer.

Intro: 5/18/2017 Sen. Sullivan (AK) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 3569 Death Benefits Campus Police

This bill would amend Federal death benefit to include campus police

Intro: 7/28/2017 Rep. Capuano (MA-7) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: Cohen (TN-9)

Republicans: none

 

HR 3631 Amend FMLA Parental Involvement

This bill would amend Family and Medical Leave Act to include involvement in child and grandchild educational and extracurricular activities

Intro: 7/28/2017 Rep. Wilson (FL-24) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

HR 5060 Death/Disability Benefit Improvements

This bill would make improvements to the Public Service Officers benefit program

Intro: 2/15/2018 Rep. Ruiz (CA-36) Status: Judiciary

Cosponsors from SSPBA states: 

Democrats: none

Republicans: none

 

 

Firearms

House Bills:

 

38 Concealed Carry Reciprocity (passed to Senate)

163 Prevent manufacturer liability

256 Protect military family 2nd amendment

358 Clarify interstate transportation of firearms

810 Stop Illegal Firearm Trafficking

1137 Protection of Collectable Firearms

1181 Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection

1278 Firearm kits as firearms

1475 Gun Trafficking Prevention Act

1478 Gun Violence Research “Prevention” Act

1612 Gun Show Loophole Closure

1708 Require Gun Purchase Liability Insurance

1746 Prohibit Firearms from Airports

1976 Protect second amendment

2033 Undetectable Firearm Regulation

2089 Regulate sale of Five-seveN firearm

2098 Eliminate Executive branch from regulating firearms

2380 Handgun Trigger Safety Act

2513 Police Officers Protecting Children Act

2561 Permit uniformed officers carry firearms in certain Federal facilities.

2598 Firearms and Domestic Violence 

2620 2nd Amendment protections

2842 Disarm convicted of hate crime

2940 Congress self defense

2945 Congress self defense

2951 Congress concealed carry

2980 Gun owner bankruptcy protection

3139 Silencers treated as accessories

3361 Firearm dealers to secure inventory

3458 Prohibit tampering with ammo microstamping firearms

3464 Background check complete prior to firearms sale

3576 Limit state/local regulation or tax of rifles or shotguns

3790 Federal Firearm License Protection

3947 Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act

3962 Stop On-line Ammunition Sales

3987 Protect America from Gun Violence

3998 Attorney General to Prevent Gun Transfer to Terrorist

4018 3-Day Waiting Period for Purchase

4025 Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting

4057 Deny Firearms and Explosives to Terrorist

4153 Safety and storage of Federal Agents’ Firearms

4192 Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention

4240 Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection

4268 Not Sorry Act of 2017

4343 Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

4344 End Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act

4365 Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act

4573 Gun violence research act

4896 Change to minimum firearms training for qualified concealed carry

4896 Concealed Carry Training Requirement Changes

5077 Assault Weapons Ban 2018

5087 Assault Weapons Ban 2018

5088 Prohibit Purchase of semi-auto by under 21 yr olds

5090 Prohibit Purchase of semi-auto by under 21 yr olds

5112 Bill to Allow 18 yr olds to Purchase Handguns

5134 Stop Straw Purchases

5162 Firearm Safety Act

5163 Keeping Guns from High Risk Individuals

5271 Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal

5286 Mass Violence Prevention Reform

5383 Prevent the Purchase of Ammunition by Prohibited Purchasers

5410 Sensible Reforms to Firearm Regulations

5607 Mandatory Firearm Registration

5620 Federal Grant to states to Seize Firearms from Prohibited Persons

5652 Prohibit Transfer of Firearm to Prohibited Person

5657 Set up a Violent Firearm Offender Registry

 

 

Senate Bills:

162 Restore DC gun rights

394 Protection of Military Family 2nd Amendment Rights

446 Concealed Carry Reciprocity

533 Undetectable Firearms Act

618 Lawful Interstate Firearm/Ammo Transfer

1084 Federal Correction Officers Nationwide Concealed Carry

1185 Prevent Firearm Trafficking

1212 Firearms and Domestic Violence

1324 Disarm convicted of hate crime

1505 Silencers treated as accessories

1539 Firearm restriction on stalkers

1541 Redefine antique firearm

1854 Federal Firearm License Protection

1915 Handgun Trigger Safety Act

1916 Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act

1923 Background Check Completion

1992 Secure Firearms Storage Act

2009 Background Check for All Firearm Sales

2009 Background Check Expansion Act

2045 Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act

2094 Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act

2095 Assault Weapons Ban of 2017

2161 Pendleton and Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act

2386 Restoration of Veterans 2nd Amend Rights

2470 Prohibit Purchase of semi-auto by under 21 yr olds

2475 Prohibit the “Illegal” Modification of Firearms (?)

2486 Safe Students Act

2502 Protecting Communities and Preserving the 2nd Amendment

2627 Appropriate Restrict Sales of Ammunition

2686 Federal Issued Concealed Carry ID for Active & Retired Law Enforcement 

 

 

To read text of listed bills click on the Library of Congress link below then enter bill #.

http://thomas.loc.gov/

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