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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: Senate Bipartisan Gun Control Bill (S. 2938) (Passed by Senate and House. On to Pres. Biden for signature)

  • Position: Oppose
  • The Senate bill includes, but is not limited to, grants for Red Flag enforcement, expansion of prohibited persons, and additional restrictions on peaceable adults aged 18 to 20. 

Bill/Issue: Steve Dettelbach ATF Director Nomination 

  • Position: Oppose
  • Summary: President Biden has nominated anti-gun former U.S. Attorney Steve Dettelbach to be Director of the ATF. Dettelbach has publicly supported extreme gun control measures, including a nationwide "assault weapons" ban, and has been endorsed by anti-2A groups Everytown and Giffords. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Federal Firearms Licensing Act (S. 4263)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
  • Summary: Would add onerous restrictions to FFL's and individuals attempting to purchase firearms.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Age 21 Act (S. 4278)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Summary: This bill would establish a federal definition for so-called "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines and would prohibit the sale of such to individuals under the age of 21. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: "Assault Weapons" Ban of 2021 (H.R.1808/S.736)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Summary: The "Assault Weapons Ban of 2021" is yet another attempt by anti-gun politicians, lead by Sen. Feinstein, to ban commonly owned firearms based on cosmetic or arbitrary features. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Modernizing Firearms Business (H.R. 6225)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL 2)
  • Summary: This is a bill intended to make the business of firearms dealing more difficult in an effort to "modernize" said business.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: "Build Back Better" Anti-Gun Funding (H.R. 5376) 

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) and the Biden Administration
  • Summary: Congress and the Biden Administration are try to sneak through BILLIONS in "community violence" programs through the "Build Back Better" agenda. These "community violence" programs will no doubt be used as funding for anti-gun programs at the state and local level, particularly in places where local government is already abusing the Second Amendment rights of residents. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: House "Red Flag" Bills (H.R.2377)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA)
  • Summary: This bill is the House version of "Red Flag" gun confiscation legislation that grossly violates the right to due process. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Costly Fees and Regulations for Gun Shops (H.R.6225)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL)
  • Summary: This bill seeks to impose numerous regulations and fees on FFLs and price everyday people out of gun ownership. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Gun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act (H.R.5764/S.3117)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-MA)
  • Summary: This bill aims to would require financial institutions to turn over information on firearms and accessory purchases to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the Dept. of Treasure for developing an advisory on "homegrown extremists."
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Accountability for Online Firearms Marketplaces Act (S.2725)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
  • Summary: This bill targets peaceful gun owners who use modern tools, such as a virtual marketplace, for buying, selling, and trading firearms, parts, and ammunition.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Anti-Gun Appropriations Items (H.R. 4505)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-PA)
  • Summary: Within H.R. 4505 (FY22 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies) is a call for $40,000,000 of taxpayer money to go towards "an incentivization program for red flag and gun licensing laws and $10,000,000 allocated to "a pilot program for gun buyback and relinquishment". 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Bump Stock Restriction (H.R. 5427)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)
  • Summary: This bill would add bump stocks, and other trigger devices, to the National Firearms Act like current full-auto firearms. Any devices like bump stocks would require a tax stamp and registration. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Adding Semi-Auto Rifles to NFA (H.R. 4953)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) 
  • Summary: This bill would add all semi-automatic rifles with a detachable magazine to the National Firearms Act (NFA) requiring a tax stamp, wait periods, and registration. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Increase in Age of Purchase for Rifles and Shotguns (H.R. 4992)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) 
  • Summary: This bill would increase the age at which a rifle or shotgun may be acquired from a federally licensed firearms dealer from 18 to 21. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Act of 2021 (S.1916)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)
  • Summary: This bill would prohibit the President from implementing certain gun control measures during these times of crisis, and prevents the Secretary of Health and Human Services from abusing their power during public health emergencies.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: "Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2021" (MASS Act) (H.R. 4238)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Ayanna S. Pressley (D-MA)
  • Summary: This bill provides federal grants to states that create restrictive firearms licensing and dangerous Red Flag/ERPO laws. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: "Ghost Gun" Bans (H.R.3088/S.1558)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
  • Summary: These bills would effectively outlaw home-built, 3D-printed, or non-serialized firearms.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: 3D Printed Gun Safety Act (H.R. 4225/S. 2319)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL)
  • Summary: These bills would effectively outlaw 3D printing of firearms and firearm parts by making the distribution of plans illegal. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2021 (S. 2320)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA) 
  • Summary: This bill would effectively make FFL gun dealers criminally responsible for criminal third-party misuse of firearms while funding 80 more ATF agents. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Federal Handgun Licensing and Registration (H.R.3740)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
  • Summary: This bill would create federal mandatory licensing and registration of handguns, as well as other handgun restrictions.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: Magazine Capacity Bills (H.R.2510 and S.1108)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Representative Ted Deutch (D-FL 22) and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Summary: These bills would ban the sale, manufacturing, transfer, possession or importation of magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: The Gun Rights and Marijuana (GRAM) Act (H.R. 2830)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Representative Don Young (R-AK)
  • Summary: This bill would restore the Second Amendment rights of marijuana consumers by creating a federal exception for state-legal marijuana use. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: "Second Amendment For Every Registrable Voter Act" (SAFER Voter Act) (H.R.2890/S.1373)

  • Position: Support
  • Authors: Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)
  • Summary: These bills would remove the federal prohibition on the purchase of a handgun by 18-20-year-old adults. These adults can already purchase long guns. Possession is governed by state law, however, a blanket federal prohibition on purchase for 18-20-year-olds currently exists. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: States Reform Act (H.R. 5977)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC)
  • Summary: This bill would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and give states control over cannabis laws and regulations.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: Bills to Repeal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) Protections (H.R.2814 and S. 1338)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
  • Summary: These bills would repeal PLCAA protections, opening up firearms manufacturers to aggressive lawsuits for criminal misuse of their products. These bills are designed as an attack on the supply chain and intended to bankrupt lawful firearms companies. 
  • Take Action Link

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

  • Position: Oppose
  • 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: Mandatory FFL Training, Security, and Insurance (H.R. 5678)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO)
  • Summary: This bill would require federally licensed firearms manufacturers, importers, and dealers and their employees to undergo annual training to be eligible to sell a firearm. The bill goes on to require that such licensees maintain physical security elements to help prevent theft and a minimum level of business liability insurance. 
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: ATF's proposed rule, "Definition of “Frame or Receiver” and Identification of Firearms" (Comment period ended August 19, 2021)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: ATF
  • Summary: Provide new definitions of “firearm frame or receiver” and “frame or receiver.” Essentially this would outlaw 3D printing and home builds. 

Bill/Issue: ATF's proposed rule, Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces” (Comment period ended September 8, 2021)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: ATF
  • Summary: ATF’s new proposed rule is an attempt to rewrite the law in an arbitrary and exceptionally aggressive manner. It was clearly written to push many braced firearms into the NFA. 

Bill/Issue: Biden Administration Anti-Gun ATF Nominee David Chipman (Nomination withdrawn, Chipman defeated!)

  • Position: Oppose
  • 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.

Bill/Issue: National Firearms Act Reforms (H.R. 1758, H.R. 4312, H.R. 6817)

  • Position: Support
  • Authors: Rep. Tracey Mann (R-KS), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX)
  • Summary: These bills would remove "short-barreled rifles", "short-barreled shotguns", and "Any Other Weapons" from the NFA. Each of these bills would require existing registration information to be destroyed by the ATF. 
  • Take Action Link

Alabama

Bill/Issue: AL HB 310 - POTUS Executive Action Nullification (Failed - Session Adjourned)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: AL State Rep. David Standridge (R-34)
  • Summary: Provides prohibitions on the enforcement of certain presidential executive orders which provide certain limitations or restrictions on the ownership, use, or possession of firearms and accessories and ammunition thereof.

Bill/Issue: AL HB 272 - Permitless Carry (Passed. Signed by Governor on March 10, 2022)

  • Position: Support
  • Authors: AL Rep. Shane Stringer (R-102)
  • Summary: This bill would amend current law and strip the requirement for applying for a permit, making concealed or open carry legal for any lawful adult aged 19 or older.

California

Bill/Issue: CA AB 1227 - Imposing A State Excise Tax on Firearms

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: CA Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-10)
  • Summary: Would impose a state excise tax of 11% on long guns and 10% on handguns, effectively doubling the already existing federal excise tax on firearms.
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Bill/Issue: CA SB 834 - Non-Profit Denial of Status 

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: CA Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-11)
  • Summary: This bill would suspend or deny tax-exempt status for organizations that "promote, engage in, commit to, support, or aid insurrection against the United States, any effort to overturn democratic election results, or obstruct the peaceful transfer of power."
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: CA SB 906 - Parent Firearm Disclosure

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: CA Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-25)
  • Summary: This bill would require local educational agencies to require the parents or guardians of a pupil to disclose whether any firearms are located at the home of the pupil.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: CA AB 1594 - Utilizing Public Nuisance Statutes to End-Around The PLCAA

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: CA Assembly Member Philip Y. Ting (D-19)
  • Summary: This bill would allow attempts to circumvent the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act by utilizing public nuisance statutes.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: CA SB 1327 - Permitting Private Citizens to Sue One Another for Exercising Natural Rights

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: CA Senator Bob Hertzberg (D-18) & CA Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-25)
  • Summary: This bill would create a “private right of action” for any person, other than the government, against any person who is found to have participated in certain firearms-related conduct.
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Bill/Issue: CA AB 2571 - Prohibiting Marketing of Firearms to Children

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: CA AM Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D-16) & AM Mike Gipson (D-64)
  • Summary: Restricts the marketing and advertising of firearms to minors and prohibits a person or entity that publishes materials directed to minors in this state in any medium.
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Bill/Issue: CA AB 311 - Ban on Firearms "Precursor Parts" at Gun Shows 

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

Bill/Issue: CA AB 1223 - Gun and Ammo Tax (Defeated - Died on third reading)

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

Connecticut

Bill/Issue: Governor Lamont's Gun Control Proposal Package (Failed - Session Adjourned)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Summary: Governor Lamont is proposing legislation to expand the "assault weapon" ban, expand the home-built firearm ban, impose state control of firearm retailers, and more.

Delaware

Bill/Issue: DE HB 450- "Assault Weapons" Ban (Sent to Governor)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: DE Rep. Valerie Longhurst (D-15)
  • Summary: Prohibits the manufacture, sale, offer to sell, transfer, purchase, receipt, possession, or transport of "assault weapons" in Delaware, with very limited exceptions.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: DE Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 6- Magazine Ban (Sent to Governor)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: DE Sen. David Sokola (D-8)
  • Summary: This bill is a 17-round mag ban with no grandfathering clause.  A first-time violation involving only possession of a large-capacity magazine would be a civil violation involving a $100 fee, and a second violation involving only possession would be a class B misdemeanor.
  • Take Action Link

Georgia

Bill/Issue: GA SB 319 and HB 1358 - Permitless Carry  (Signed by the Governor)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Jason Anavitarte (R-31) and Rep. Mandi L. Ballinger (R-23)
  • Summary: These bills remove the requirement for a license to carry a concealed firearm.

Hawaii

Bill/Issue: HI HB 1732 - Restricting the Carry of Stun Guns (Defeated)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Representative Gregg Takayama (D-34)
  • Summary: This bill prohibits individuals from carrying an electric gun in or near certain sensitive locations with exceptions.

Illinois

Bill/Issue: IL HB 4383 with Senate Amendment 2- "Ghost Gun" Regulation (Passed)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Amendment filed by State Sen. Jacqueline Collins (D-Chicago) 
  • Summary: Senate Amendment 2, added as an eleventh hour amendment to a Public Utilities Act, would make it unlawful for any person to knowingly sell, offer to sell, or transfer an unserialized unfinished frame or receiver or unserialized firearm, including those produced using a three-dimensional printer.

Bill/Issue: IL SB 2956- "Ghost Gun" Registration

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: State Sen. Jacqueline Collins (D-Chicago) 
  • Summary: This bill instructs the state police to maintain a database of each firearm possessed in the state that does not have a serial number imprinted on the firearm.
  • Take Action Link

Indiana

Bill/Issue: IN HB 1296 - Permitless Carry (Passed - Signed by Gov. Holcomb)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-52)
  • Summary: This bill removes the requirement for a license to carry a concealed firearm for those 18+. This bill fixes the issue created when a "poison pill" amendment was added previously to HB 1077 and is a vehicle for the HB 1077 language.

Maryland

Bill/Issue: MD SB 387 - "Ghost Gun" Ban - (Became law without Governor's signature)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: MD Senate Pro Tem Melony Griffith (D-25) & MD Sen. Susan Lee (D-16)
  • Summary: This bill seeks to prohibit home manufacture of firearms and penalize already existing homemade firearms going back to 1968.

Massachusetts

Bill/Issue: MA H 4038 - Semi-Auto Rifle and Shotgun Ban

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. David Paul Linsky (D-5)
  • Summary: This bill would expand the already draconian "assault weapons" ban to include all semi-automatic rifles and shotguns. 
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: MA H 2487 - Gun Owner Liability Insurance Mandate

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. David Paul Linsky (D-5)
  • Summary: This bill 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

Michigan

Bill/Issue: MI S 785/H 5628 - "High Capacity" Magazine Ban

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-12) and Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-6)
  • Summary: This bill would prohibit the sale, production, or possession of high-capacity magazines (more than 10 rounds) in Michigan.
  • Take Action Link 

Bill/Issue: MI S 786/H 5627 - Updating Sentencing Guidelines for "High Capacity" Magazine Ban Violations

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-11) and Rep. Cynthia Johnson (D-5)
  • Summary: This bill would amend the “code of criminal procedure” in Michigan to include the possession or sale of high-round magazines to its list of felonies.  This bill would only take effect if Senate Bill 785/House Bill 5628 is passed.
  • Take Action Link 

Nebraska

Bill/Issue: NE L 773 - Permitless Carry (Failed)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: NE Sen. Tom Brewer (District 43)
  • Summary: This bill provides for the carrying of a concealed handgun without a permit and prohibits regulation of such carrying by cities, villages, and counties.

New Jersey

Bill/Issue: NJ S 1204/A 1179 - New Resident Handgun Registration and FPIC

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Josephy Cryan (D-20) and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey (D-27)
  • Summary: This bill would require out-of-state firearm owners moving into the state to obtain a firearm purchaser identification card within 60 days; allows a 30-day grace period for first-time offenders.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 1893/A 1765 - Gun Industry Cause of Action

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Teresa Ruiz (D-29) and Assemblyman John McKeon (D-27)
  • Summary: This bill allows the Attorney General to bring cause of action for certain public nuisance violations arising from the sale or marketing of firearms.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2846/A 4367 - Upgrades Crime of Manufacturing/Transporting "Ghost Guns"

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-22) and Assemblyman John McKeon (D-27)
  • Summary: This bill would upgrade various crimes related to the manufacture or transportation of ghost guns and other untraceable guns from the 3rd degree to the 2nd degree.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2847/A 4369 - Body Armor Prohibition

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-22) and Assemblyman Herb Conaway Jr. (D-7)
  • Summary: This bill would prohibit the possession of body armor in most cases, and requires registration for those who do possess body armor.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2903/A 1302 - Ammunition Sales Regulation

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Josephy Cryan (D-20) and Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-6)
  • Summary: This bill would require those purchasing ammunition to show a driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2905/A 4366 - .50 Cal Ban

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-22) and Assemblyman Reginald Atkins (D-20)
  • Summary: This bill would ban .50 caliber weapons by labeling them a “destructive device.”
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2906/A 4370 - FPIC Training and Renewal

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Richard Codey (D-27) and Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (D-15)
  • Summary: This bill requires training for those trying to obtain an FPIC, and makes FPICs expire after 10 years.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NJ S 2907/A 4368 - Requirement to Sell Microstamp-Enabled Firearms

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: Sen. Richard Codey (D-27) and Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-6)
  • Summary: This bill requires retailers to sell microstamp-enabled firearms, pending a decision from the attorney general about their commercial availability.
  • Take Action Link

 

New York

Bill/Issue: NY A 7771 - Additional Firearms License and Purchase Requirements

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Assembly Member Chantel Jackson (D-79)
  • Summary: This anti-gun bill would create onerous additional requirements for the purchase of a firearm.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 8262 - Mandatory Training Bill

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Assembly Member Demond Meeks (D-137)
  • Summary: This bill requires individuals to complete a five-hour firearm, rifle, and shotgun safety course before purchasing a firearm, rifle, shotgun, or ammunition
  • Take Action Link

Ohio

Bill/Issue: OH SB 215 - Permitless Carry - (Signed by the Governor)

  • Position: Support
  • Author: State Sen. Terry Johnson (R-14)
  • Summary: This bill allows Ohio residents aged 21 or older to carry a firearm without a license.

Oregon

Bill/Issue: OR HB 4079 - Firearms Tax (Defeated)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Author: Rep. Brad Witt (D-31)
  • Summary: Among others, this bill would add a 3% luxury tax to firearms.

Rhode Island

Bill/Issue: RI HB 6614 - Standard-Capacity Magazine Ban (Sent to Governor)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: RI Rep. Justine Caldwell (D-30)
  • Summary: This bill would make it a felony for an individual to possess any firearm magazine which is capable of holding more than ten rounds of ammunition.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: RI HB 6615 - "Assault Weapons" Ban

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: RI Rep. Justine Caldwell (D-30)
  • Summary: This bill would ban the possession, sale, and transfer of assault weapons in Rhode Island. Pre-owned weapons would need to be registered in order to be kept.
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: RI HB 7358 - Ban on Open Carry of Loaded Shotguns & Rifles in Public (Sent to Governor)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: RI Rep. Leonela Felix (D-61)
  • Summary: This bill would define rifle and shotgun as weapons and make it unlawful to possess a loaded rifle or shotgun in public subject to various exceptions inclusive of hunting activity punishable upon conviction by imprisonment up to five (5) years or a fine up to five thousand dollars ($5,000).
  • Take Action Link

Bill/Issue: RI HB 7457 - Raises Age for Firearm and Ammunition Sales from 18 to 21 (Sent to Governor)

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: RI Rep. Teresa Ann Tanzi (D-34)
  • Summary: Increases the age for lawful sale of firearms or ammunition from 18 to 21 and would require a permit or license to buy ammo.
  • Take Action Link

Washington

Bill/Issue: WA H 1705 - "Ghost Gun" Ban - Signed by Governor

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: WA Rep. Liz Berry (D-36)
  • Summary: This bill seeks to limit the sale and ownership of unfinished frames or receivers and precursor parts

Bill/Issue: WA S 5078 - "Large-Capacity" Magazine Ban - Signed by Governor

  • Position: Oppose
  • Authors: WA State Sen. Marko Liias (D-21)
  • Summary: Both the House and Senate versions of this bill intended to limit the prospective sale or transfer of "large-capacity" magazines in Washington. The House version defines a "large-capacity" magazine as a magazine capable of holding ten rounds or more. The Senate version defines a "large-capacity" magazine as a magazine capable of holding 10 rounds or more.

Updated: 07/03/22

Note: Positions may change depending on amendments to bills.