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Other Bills Your Reps Can Support

This campaign is calling on Congress to pass the Bipartisan Background Checks Act - a bill resoundingly supported by the American public. But we hope you will continue to advocate to your reps to support bills that reflect your values.  Here's a list of bills pending in the US Congress you can ask your rep to support.

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Background Checks

*indicates bipartisan legislation

H.R. 715: Bipartisan Background Checks Act*

Sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) ● 185 cosponsors ● Requires a background check for all gun sales and transfers, with exceptions for family members, self-defense, law enforcement, and hunting/fishing.● SENATE COMPANION: S. 494, Background Check Expansion Act, sponsored by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT); 47 cosponsors.

H.R. 2403: Enhanced Background Checks Act

Sponsored by Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) ● 125 cosponsors ● Increases the time that the FBI has to complete a background check from 3 days to at least 10 days.

S. 1116: Background Check Completion Act

Sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) ● 25 cosponsors ● Prevents a firearm from being sold or transferred until a background check is completed.

H.R.1830: Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Sponsored by Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) ● 5 cosponsors ● Closes the loophole that allows out-of-state buyers to purchase long guns and shotguns without a background check from their home state.

Extreme Risk Protection Orders

H.R. 768: Extreme Risk Protection Order Expansion Act

Sponsored by Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) ● 5 cosponsors ● Closes the loophole that allows out-of-state buyers to purchase long guns and shotguns without a background check from their home state.

Domestic Violence

H.R. 905: Strengthening Protections for Domestic Violence and Stalking Survivors Act of 2023*

Sponsored by Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) ● 4 cosponsors including 1 Republican ● Closes the dating partner and stalker loopholes by including dating partners in the definition of domestic abusers who are prohibited from possessing firearms, and prohibits individuals convicted of misdemeanor stalking from possessing firearms. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 321, sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); 10 cosponsors.

Regulating Dangerous Weapons and Accessories

H.R. 698: Assault Weapons Ban

Sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) ● 204 cosponsors ● Bans the future manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 25, sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein; 41 cosponsors.

H.R. 625: Keep Americans Safe Act

Sponsored by Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) ● 117 cosponsors ● Bans the manufacture and sale of large capacity magazines (15+ rounds). ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 298, sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ); 29 cosponsors.

H.R. 396: Closing the Bump Stock Loophole Act*

Sponsored by Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) ● 86 cosponsors ● Regulates bump stocks like machine guns under the National Firearms Act.

H.R. 2870: Raise the Age Act

Sponsored by Rep. Glenn Ivey (D-MD) ● 61 cosponsors ● Raises the age to purchase assault rifles at federally licensed dealers from 18 to 21. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 14, Age 21 Act, sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA); 24 cosponsors.

S. 1319: Preventing Illegal Weapons Trafficking Act of 2023

Sponsored by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) ● 16 cosponsors ● Addresses the importation and proliferation of auto sears and other machinegun conversion devices. ● HOUSE COMPANION: H.R. 2909, sponsored by Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA); 1 cosponsor.


H.R. 2418: Gun Trafficker Detection Act

Sponsored by Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL) ● 10 cosponsors ● Requires lost or stolen firearms to be reported to law enforcement within 48 hours.

H.R.1302: Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

Sponsored by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) ● 26 cosponsors ● Requires the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect, preserve, and disclose gun records and
gun tracing data. ● SENATE COMPANION: S.598, sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ); 13 cosponsors.

Gun Dealer Regulation

H.R. 816: SECURE Firearm Storage Act

Sponsored by Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL) ● 10 cosponsors. ● Establishes secure storage requirements for FFLs to maintain their inventory, business records, and business premises. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 246, sponsored by Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL); 7 cosponsors.

H.R. 2753: Firearms Retailer Code of Conduct

Sponsored by Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) ● 9 cosponsors ● Requires gun dealers and their employees to undergo training every two years to identify fraudulent or potentially unlawful firearms purchases; instructs gun dealers and their employees to refuse the sale of firearms to straw purchasers, gun traffickers, intoxicated persons, or those at risk of harming themselves or others; mandates retailers’ posting of notices indicating the signs of fraudulent or potentially unlawful firearms purchases and displaying contact information to report suspected illegal transactions at all points of
sale; and requires that federally licensed firearms dealers maintain business and liability insurance.

H.R. 1478: Federal Firearm Licensee Act

Sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) ● 56 cosponsors ● Modernizes the business of selling firearms through robust and broad reforms, including creating FFL security requirements, gun sale tracing requirements, provisions to address
ghost guns, preventing dealers who lose their licenses from converting their unsold firearms to personal inventory, and expanding database access for NICS.

S. 118: AIM Act of 2023

Sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen ● Repeals Tiahrt Amendment restrictions to ATF’s budget which limit the ability for ATF to oversee the gun industry, including licensed gun dealers. ● HOUSE COMPANION: H.R. 974, sponsored by Rep. Donald Beyer (D-VA), 8 cosponsors.

Safe Storage / Child Access Prevention

H.R. 52: Kimberly Vaughan Firearm Safe Storage Act

Sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) ● Requires the AG to establish best practices for safe firearm storage, mandates that firearms include labels promoting safe storage, and creates a grant program for state and Tribal safe storage programs.

H.R. 660: Ethan’s Law

Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) ● 196 cosponsors ● Helps states pass child access prevention (CAP) laws and requires gun owners to safely store firearms in their home. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 173, sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT); 31 cosponsors.

Licensing / Permit-to-Purchase

H.R. 569: Handgun Permit to Purchase Act

Sponsored by Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) ● 2 cosponsors ● Provides grants to states to implement handgun licensing systems. ● SENATE COMPANION: S. 117, sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD); 2 cosponsors.

Gun Industry Regulation

S. 252: Protecting Kids from Gun Marketing Act

Sponsored by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) ● 15 cosponsors ● Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prohibit the marketing of firearms to children.


H.R.1699: Office of Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2023

Sponsored by Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-FL) ● 46 cosponsors ● Creates a federal office for gun violence prevention within the Department of Justice. ● SENATE COMPANION: S.951, sponsored by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT); 1 cosponsor.

S. 1026: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2023

Sponsored by Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) ● 27 cosponsors ● Authorizes $50 million for the CDC to conduct firearms and gun violence research. ● HOUSE COMPANION: H.R. 2390, sponsored by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI); 21 cosponsors.

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