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With legislative sessions across the country and in Congress kicking off for the year, stay tuned to FPCAction.org for the latest bills affecting your fundamental rights! 

Federal

Bill/Issue: Biden Administration Anti-Gun ATF Nominee

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Biden Administration
  • Summary: The Biden Administration has nominated former ATF agent and Giffords anti-gun activist, David Chipman, to be Director of the ATF.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Biden Administration Executive Gun Actions

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Biden Administration
  • Summary: The Biden administration is targeting stabilizing braces, pushing model "red flag" legislation, targeting so-called "ghost guns," and nominating Waco siege ATF Agent and anti-freedom activist David Chipman to be Director of ATF
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: HR 127 - Gun licensing, Registration & Partial Ammo Ban

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18)
  • Summary: To provide for the licensing of firearm and ammunition possession and the registration of firearms, and to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: HR 1207 - The “Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2021”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
  • Summary: Institutes a federal licensing scheme for ammunition retailers, prohibits online ammunition sales, and establishes reporting requirements for ammunition purchases.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/ Issue: HR 121 - Funding To Hire 200 New ATF Gun Confiscators

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18)
  • Summary: "To provide for the hiring of 200 additional Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and investigators to enforce gun laws."
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: HR 125 (AKA the "Gun Safety: Not Sorry Act of 2021")Federal Waiting Period For Semi-autos, Magazines & Ammo

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18)
  • Summary: Institutes a federal waiting period for semiautomatic firearms, "high-capacity" magazines, armor piercing ammunition, and suppressors. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Trio of Universal Background Check Bills

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Summary: These bills are all designed to implement a nationwide registry of your firearms, setting the stage for gun confiscation.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: HR 1454 - Treats Firearm Assembly Kits As Actual Guns

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Andriano Espaillat (D-NY)
  • Summary: Would amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Dangerous gun control package meant to garner GOP support

  • Position: Opposed
  • Summary: Requires NICS checks at gun shows, allows for extended retention of NICS data, mandates "Smart Guns," forces gun owners to obtain liability insurance
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: Joe Biden's Intention To Nominate Anti-Gunner Merrick Garland for U.S. AG

  • Position: Opposed
  • Summary: President-Elect Joe Biden has announced he will nominate Merrick Garland - Pres. Obama's former choice for the Supreme Court - to lead the Department of Justice. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: HR 130 - Forced Safe Storage, Investigation of Reports 

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18)
  • Summary: Mandates so-called "safe storage" of your firearms and requires police investigation of reports that you're not blindly doing the government's bidding.
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: HR 167 - FFL Requirement for Gun Show Transfers

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Al Green (D-TX-9)
  • Summary: Prohibits non-federally firearms licensed individuals from transferring firearms at gun shows.
  • Take Action: Link 

California

Bill/Issue: California AB 311 - Ban on Firearms "Precursor Parts" at Gun Shows

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: CA Assembly Member Ward (D-78)
  • Summary: Prohibits gun show vendors from dealing in unfinished receiver parts, i.e. “firearms precursor parts”. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: California SB 264 - Gun Show Shadow Ban

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: CA Sen. David Min (D-37)
  • Summary: Forbids the sale of guns and ammunition on property owned or leased by the state government. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: California AB 1223 - Gun and Ammo Tax

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: CA  Assembly Member Marc Levine (D-10)
  • Summary:  Imposes a $25 tax on guns and a tax on ammunition 
  • Take Action: Link 

Connecticut

Bill/Issue: Connecticut SB 125 - Handgun Rationing

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: CT Sen. William Haskell (D-26)
  • Summary: Handgun sale rationing bill. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: Connecticut AB 5531 - Ammo Tax

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: CT Rep. Jillian Gilchrest (D-18)
  • Summary: Taxes retail ammunition sales. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Florida

Bill/Issue: Florida SB 370 - Expansive "Assault Weapons" Ban

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: FL Sen. Gary M. Farmer Jr. (D-34)
  • Summary: Expansive ban on semiautomatic firearms, encompassing rifles, pistols & shotguns that meet the government's arbitrary criteria. 
  • Take Action: Link 

Bill/Issue: Florida SB 372 - Ban on 3-Dimensionally Printed Firearms

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: FL Sen. Linda Stewart (D-13)
  • Summary: Criminalizes the manufacture, transfer, importation, distribution, sale, or possession of “3D-printed firearms”
  • Take Action: Link 

Maryland

Bill/Issue: MD HB 175 - Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Delegate Shaneka Henson (D-30A)
  • Summary: Maryland's HB 175 mandates federal background checks for ammunition purchases and the creation of indefinitely held, detailed transaction records that identify the recipient and what they have purchased.
  • Take Action: Link

Massachusetts

Bill/Issue: MA HD 135 - Universal Background Checks

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Rep. David Paul Linsky (D-5)
  • Summary: Massachusetts' HD 135 would require all private transfers of firearms to be conducted by an FFL at their primary place of business.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MA HD 136 - Gun Owner Liability Insurance Mandate

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Rep. David Paul Linsky (D-5)
  • Summary: Massachusetts' HD 136 would require gun owners to carry minimum liability insurance. Failure to carry the insurance would result in a fine of $500 to $5,000, up to a year in prison, or both.
  • Take Action: Link

Montana

Bill/Issue: MT HB 102 - Expansion of Carry Rights (Signed! 2/18/21)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Representative Seth Berglee (R-HD58)
  • Summary: Montana's HB 102 would improve the ability of Montanans to provide for their own defense by reducing unconstitutional carry restrictions across the state.
  • Take Action: Link

New Mexico

Bill/Issue: NM HB 166 - Criminalizes Home Firearms Building

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Representative Tara L. Lujan (D-48)
  • Summary: NM HB 166 is an assault on the right to build firearms in the privacy of your own home.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 193 - Adds Negative Provisions to Existing Red Flag Laws

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Daymon Ely (D-23); Rep. Joy Garratt (D-29)
  • Summary: NM HB 193 Adds Negative Provisions to Existing Red Flag Laws 
  • Take Action: Link

New York

Bill/Issue: NY A. 352 - Blanket Body Armor Ban and Confiscation

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Jonathan Jacobson (D-104)
  • Summary: A. 352 deprives New Yorkers of their right to passive defense by instituting a confiscatory ban on body armor.
  • Take Action: Link

North Dakota

Bill/Issue: ND HB 1339

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Jonathan Jacobson (D-104)
  • Summary: HB 1339 removes knife restrictions and reduces knife carry restrictions
  • Take Action: Link

Texas

Bill/Issue: Flood of Texas 2A Legislation

  • Summary: Dozens of bill have been pre-filed for the new Texas legislative session affecting the 2A and your other fundamental freedoms. From background checks to the use of force, these bills demand your attention. 
  • Take Action: Link

Utah

Bill/Issue: UT HB 60 - Constitutional Carry (Signed! 2/12/21)

  • Position: Support, Amendment Requested
  • Author: Rep. Walt Brooks (R-75); Sen. David Hinkins (R-27)
  • Summary: Removes concealed carry license requirement for individuals 21 and older.
  • Take Action: Link

Virginia

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2276 - Ghost Gun Ban (Defeated! 3/2/21)

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: Delegate Marcus Simon (D-53)
  • Summary: Virginia's HB 2276 would make it a felony to manufacture, import, sell, transfer, or possess any firearm that is undetectable by “detection devices” like X-ray machines.
  • Take Action: Link

Washington

Bill/Issue: WA SB 5078 - Capacity Based Magazine Ban

  • Position: Strongly Opposed
  • Author: State Senators Liias, Kuderer, Darneille, Hunt, Nguyen, Pedersen, and Wilson, C.
  • Summary: Bans future manufacture, possession, distribution, importation, sale, offer for sale, purchasing, or transfer of “large capacity magazines” (greater than 10 rounds).  
  • Take Action: Link

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Updated: 04/12/21

Note: Positions may change depending on amendments to bills.