SCOPE NY
    PROPOSED FEDERAL GUN RELATED LAWS  
HOUSE SENATE STATUS SCOPE POSITION CHANGE STATUS
HR0645 SB0045 In Committee OPPOSE change status
Educational institutions receiving 'Elementary and Secondary Education Grants 25% progression
may not use these grants to procure firearms or train in the use of firearms.
HR0748 SB1235 In Committee OPPOSE change status
Requirement for storage of firearms in residences if someone under 18 or someone 25% progression
ineligible to possess a firearm could possibly gain access to the firearm.  Fines or a 
crime depending upon circumstances. D O J to give preferences to states enacting
similar laws. The wording in this bill is duplicated in the NYS Safe Act.
HR0825 SB1028 In Committee OPPOSE change status
Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support  25% progression
research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.  Puts aside $50 million per
year from 2022-2027
NONE SB0183 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Inform FBI about people investigated for terrorism who submit NICS check. 25% progression
To provide appropriate information to Federal law enforcement and 
 intelligence agencies, pursuant to investigating terrorism, and for other puposes
Note: definition of "investigated for terrorism" could be easily abused by DC Swamp. 
NONE SB0292 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Mandates state have Extreme Risk Protective Orders for up to 12 months. 25% progression
The wording in this bill is duplicated in the NYS Safe Act.
NONE SB0525 Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Revises criminal provisions related to the interstate transportation of firearms and  25% progression
ammunition.  The bill prohibits the arrest or detention of an individual for a state or 
local firearm or ammunition violation unless there is probable cause.  This bill
facilitates interstate transportation of firearms and ammo.
NONE SB0529 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between  25% progression
private parties (i.e. unlicensed individuals).  Specifically, it prohibits a firearm 
transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, 
 importer first takes possession of the firearm to conduct a background check.
The prohibition does not apply to certain firearm transfers, such as a gift between 
spouses in good faith.
NONE SB0591 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person  25% progression
prior to the completion of a background check.  Current law permits a licensed
a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person if a submitted 
background check remains incomplete after three business days.
Similar wording in the NYS Safe Act.
HR8 NONE OPPOSE change status
Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 50% progression
Expands NICS background check to every firearm sale and transfer, even temporary
transfers.  Very partisan Democrat bill.
HR0030 SB878 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Gun Trafficking Prohibition Act Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Limits 3rd party firearm purchases.  Already existing laws covering this.
HR0038 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Concealed Carry Interstate Reciprocity  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Act.  Facilitates Concealed Carry between states.
HR0095 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Hearing Protection Act  25% progression
Removers silencers from the definition of firearms under National Firearms Act
HR0121 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Gun Violence Reduction Resources Act  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
 of 2021.  To hire an additional 200 ATF agents to help curb gun violence.
HR0125 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status 3/21/2022
Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021 Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Modifies firearms-related background check requirements for transfers involving a 
semiautomatic firearm, silencer, armor-piercing ammunition, or large capacity
ammunition magazine. 7 day waiting period on transfers of semiauto's (and others). 
HR0127 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Registration Act.  Federally licensing of firearms ownership.
Establishes a publicly available database of firearms.  Also prohibits the
possession of certain ammo and large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
DOJ shall issue a license if the individual is 21 years of age or older and undergoes 
a criminal background check and a psychological evaluation and completes a 
certified training course and has an $800 annual premium insurance policy.
HR0130 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Storage Act.  Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the storage of 
firearms and ammunition on residential premises.  Basically, the wording is the 
same as is in the New York State Safe Act 
HR0135 NONE Judiciary Committee NO POSITION change status
Accidental Firearms Transfers  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
reporting Act of 2021.  Report on transfers to ineligibles after the 3 day NICS failure.
Requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to report to Congress on the 
number of firearm transfers when a licensed gun dealer submits a background check
through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and NICS
fails to respond within three business days and the licensed gun dealer 
completes the transfer.
HR0167 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
To prohibit the transfer of a firearm at  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
a gun show by a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer.
Only FFL's transfer firearms at gun shows.
HR0194 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Report on NICS check denials of  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
(1) firearm transfer denials issued by the NICS that are referred to the 
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation;
(2) prosecutions resulting from such investigations
(3) firearms recovered by the ATF in cases in which a denial was issued by the 
system after a firearm was transferred
HR0225 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Allow interstate transportation of  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
firearms or ammo.  Comprehensively address the interstate transportation of 
firearms or ammo.
HR0355 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT no change
Illegal Alien NICS Alert Act. Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Notify ICE if illegal alien submits NICS Check.  Requires the NICS system to notify
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and relevant state and local law
enforcement agencies when the NICS system indicates that a prospective firearm
transferee is illegally or unlawfully in the United States.
HR0405 NONE Nat'l Resources Committee OPPOSE change status
Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of Subcommittee on Water, etc 25% progression
2021.  No lead ammo on federal lands.  Directs the Department of the interior to
issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearms using lead ammo
on all waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
HR0647 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Closing the Loophole on Interstate  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Firearm sales Act.  No interstate long gun sales.  Restricts the sale or transfer of
shotguns and rifles across state lines.
HR0716 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
To promote accountability and  Subcommitte on Constitution, etc 25% progression
transparency in future executive orders.  30 day public notification and reporting on 
Executive Orders concerning gun rights.  Requires the President to notify Congress
and the public before issuing executive orders relating to the constitutional right of
law-abiding individuals in the United States to own, carry, and use firearms.
HR0880 NONE Energy and Commerce  OPPOSE change status
Firearm Safety Act of 2021 Subcommittee on Consumer etc 25% progression
Put firearms under Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Allows the Consumner
Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and components.
HR0882 NONE Judiciary Committee NO POSITION change status
Keeping Guns from High-Risk  Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Individuals Act.  Prohibit sale / transfer of firearm to high risk individuals.
Expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from shipping, transporting, 
receiving, or possessing firearms or ammunition.
HR0933 NONE Crime, Terrorism, etc SUPPORT change status
Home Defense and Competitive  Subcommittee Crime, etc 25% progression
Shooting Act of 2021.  No funds for anti 2A research.  Remove short barrel rifles
(barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for
purposes of the National Firearms Act. 
HR1004 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Firearm Risk Protection Act of 2021 Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
Requires liability insurance to buy firearm.  Establishes requirements for gun 
purchasers and gun owners to be covered by a qualified liability insurance policy.
HR1006 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of Subcommittee on Crime, etc 25% progression
2021. NICS check on all gun show sales.
Establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows.
HR1027 NONE Armed Services Committee SUPPORT change status
Safe Bases Act.  Permits armed forces  House Committee on Armed Services 25% progression
to conceal carry on bases.  Provides statutory authority for the Department of 
Defense (DOD) to allow a service member to carry a concealed firearm while on any 
military installation. 
HR1446 NONE Received in the Senate OPPOSE change status
Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021 50% progression
Expands NICS check deadline beyond 3 days.  No NICS response can suspend
a gun sale from 20 days to indefinitely.  
HR1454 NONE  Crime, Terrorism, etc OPPOSE change status
Ghost Guns Are Guns Act Subcommittee on Crime, etc. 25% progression
Firearm assembly kits to be considered firearms.  Broadens the definition of firearm
for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any 
combination of parts designed or intended to be used to convert a device into a 
firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assembled.
HR1477 NONE  Crime, Terrorism, etc OPPOSE change status
Undetectable Firearms Modernization Subcommittee on Crime, etc. 25% progression
Act.  Modernize undetectable firearms act of 1988.  Revises the federal statutory 
framework regulating the manufacture, possession, sale, import, shipment, delivery, 
receipt or transfer of undetectable firearms.  Current law requires firearms to be 
detectable by walk-through metal detectors after the removal of grips, stocks, and
magazines.
HR1567 NONE  Crime, Terrorism, etc SUPPORT change status
Police Officers Protecting Children Act. Subcommittee on Crime, etc. 25% progression
Allow L E O's & retired L E O's to carry firearm in school zone.  Specifies that certain
active and retired law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry firearms
are not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing (or discharging) a firearm in 
a school zone.
HR6225 NONE Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Federal Firearm Licensee Act House Committee on the Judiciary 25% progression
Adds significant bureaucratic security and reporting requirements to FFL's.
HR3960 NONE Judiciary Committee SUPPORT change status
Brian A. Terry Memorial Eliminate the  Various committees 25% progression
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 killed as a result of Operation Fast and Furious.
NONE SB675 Judiciary Committee OPPOSE change status
Requires the Department of Justice to notify state and local law enforcement 25% progression
authorities following a firearms-related background check that results in a denial.
Also requires reports on denials to Congress.
Note: Opens door to investigating all NICS denials even though most are later
overturned.

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