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Bill/Issue: William Barr's Nomination for Attorney General of the United States

  • Position: Opposed
  • Summary: President Trump has nominated William Barr for attorney general. Barr is known to be hostile to the Second Amendment, and has made statements in support of gun control.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: S 66 - Feinstein's 2019 Gun Ban

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Feinstein (D-CA)
  • Summary: This bill would not only ban the sale, manufacture, transfer, and importation of so-called "military-style assault weapons" like ARs and AKs, but also "high-capacity" magazines. Unfortunately, it doesn't stop there.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: HR 8 - Forces Background Checks on All Firearm Sales

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Thompson (D-CA)
  • Summary: This bill will mandate that background checks be completed for ALL firearm purchases. It would allow some limited exemptions, such as borrowing a gun for hunting, but NOT for the constitutionally protected right to self-defense. 
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: S 7 - "Red Flag" Gun Disarmament/Confiscation (a.k.a. "Extreme Risk Protection Orders")

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Rubio (R-FL)
  • Summary: "Red flag laws," aka ERPOs, allow people to petition courts to prohibit you from owning or possessing guns, ammunition, or magazines; also generally provides for warrants for the confiscation of guns, magazines, and ammunition.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: Politically-Motivated CDC Funding for "Gun Violence Research"

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: TBD
  • Summary: This proposal would use taxpayer money to fund so-called government-sponsored "gun violence research." 
  • Take Action: Link

California

Bill/Issue: CA AB 61 - GVRO Expansion: Authorizes Employer, Coworker, or Teacher to File "Gun Violence Restraining Order"

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Ting (D-19)
  • Summary: This bill would radically and dangerously expand California’s Gun Violence Restraining Order (“GVRO”) scheme to allow an employer, a coworker, or an employee of a secondary or postsecondary school that the person has attended in the last six months to file a petition for an ex parte, one-year, or renewed gun violence restraining order.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: CA AB 18 - Semi-Auto Tax

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Levine (D-10)
  • Summary: This bill would impose a tax on most firearms including handguns, semi-automatic rifles, and semi-automatic shotguns.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: CA SB 61 - Gun Rationing

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Portantino (D-25)
  • Summary: This bill would ration all gun purchases to 1 every 30 days, creating an artificial market cap on the very enumerated instruments protected by the United States Constitution.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: CA SB 55 - Expands "Prohibited Persons"

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Jackson (D-19)
  • Summary: SB 55 would implement a 10-year ban on the possession and purchasing of firearms for those convicted of 2 or more alcohol related offenses. 
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Illinois

Bill/Issue: IL HB 174 - Felony Convictions for Failing to Report Lost/Stolen Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Mayfield (D-60)
  • Summary: HB 174 would make it a Class 4 felony for failing to report lost/stolen firearms on the third occasion and a Class 3 felony on the fourth occasion.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: IL HB 274 - Prohibits Municipalities From Revoking Business Licenses For Allowing Concealed-Carry Licensees to Carry

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Rep. Bennett (R-106)
  • Summary: HB 274 prohibits municipalities from revoking a business license because the business owner allows concealed carry licensees to carry firearms within the establishment.
  • Take Action: Link

Kansas

Bill/Issue: KS SB 8 - Mandatory 3-Day Wait on Firearms Purchase, Mandatory Background Check on All Purchases

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Faust-Goudeau (D-29)
  • Summary: SB 8 would impose a mandatory 3-day waiting period and require background checks on all firearms purchases.
  • Take Action: Link 

Maryland

Bill/Issue: MD SB 8 - Ban on Computer-Aided Home Gunsmithing and Free Speech

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Benson (D-24)
  • Summary: SB 8 would prohibit the public from manufacturing firearms with commonly-used “computer-aided fabrication devices” and possessing/transferring code that is "designed to cause a computer-aided fabrication device to operate for the purpose of manufacturing or otherwise fabricating a firearm."
  • Take Action: Link

Minnesota

Bill/Issue: MN HF 8, HF 28, & SF 85 - Unnecessary Background Checks for Firearms Transfers

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Rep. Dave Pinto (Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party-64B), Rep. Lyndon Carlson (Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party-45A), Sen. Scott Dibble (Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party-61)
  • Summary: These bills would impose burdensome background checks on firearms transfers, thereby giving the government personal information about those involved in these transactions.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MN HF 9 - Empowers the Government to Seize Your Guns Without Due Process

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Ruth Richardson (D-52B)
  • Summary: HF 9 would allow law enforcement and family members to petition a court to have your guns taken away without due process of law.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MN SF 98 - Bans Firearms While Exercising Constitutional Right to Vote

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Ann Rest (Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party-45)
  • Summary: SF 98 would expand Gun Free Zones to include polling places, thereby forcing law-abiding gun owners to sacrifice their Second Amendment rights in order to exercise their Constitutional right to vote.
  • Take Action: Link

Mississippi

Bill/Issue: MS HB 27 - Imposes a Fee on All Firearms Purchases

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Banks (D-67)
  • Summary: HB 27 would impose a $25 fee on the purchase of all firearms in the state to pay for the expenses of victims of a shooting.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MS SB 2099 - Prohibits State Employees from Enforcing Federal Firearms Bans and Registrations

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Watson (R-51)
  • Summary: SB 2099 enacts a doctrine of non-compliance with Federal laws that seek to impose a ban or register firearms.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MS SB 2105 - Increases the Costs of a Concealed Carry Permit

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Barnett (D-34)
  • Summary: SB 2105 increases the cost of a concealed carry permit in the State of Mississippi.
  • Take Action: Link

Missouri

Bill/Issue: MO SB 41 - Allows Police to Confiscate Firearms From Those Recently Convicted of Misdemeanor Domestic Violence

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Jill Schupp (D-24)
  • Summary: MO SB 41 would needlessly confiscate firearms from people recently convicted of misdemeanor-level offenses. Indeed, this bill would allow police to seize guns from anyone found guilty of misdemeanor domestic violence in the last five years.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 235 - Requires Gun Owners to Report Lost or Stolen Firearms Under Threat of Fines and Imprisonment

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. (D-78)
  • Summary: This useless and offensive bill serves no purpose other than to fine and imprison gun owners who fail to comply with the state’s absurd requirement that they report their lost or stolen firearms within 72 hours of discovering the loss.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 210 & SB 163 - Forced Background Checks on All Firearms Transfers

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Greg Razer (D-25), Sen. Jill Schupp (D-24)
  • Summary: HB 210 and SB 163 are a blatant attempt at expanding an ever-growing gun registry by mandating burdensome background checks for all firearm transfers.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 173 - Bans Carrying a Concealed Firearm in Public Libraries

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Barbara Washington (D-23)
  • Summary: HB 173 would expand unsafe Gun Free Zones to include public libraries.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 162 - Bans Bump Stocks

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Richard Brown (D-27)
  • Summary: HB 162 would foolishly impose a ban on bump stocks and trigger cranks.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 97 - Denies People Under 21 their Second Amendment Rights

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Alan Green (D-99)
  • Summary: HB 97 would deny countless Missouri residents their Constitutional rights by banning the sale of so-called “assault weapons” to those under 21.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 90 - Funds Biased, Anti-Gun Research to be Used for Political Purposes

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Alan Green (D-99)
  • Summary: HB 90 would waste the taxpayers’ money to force the Department of Public Safety to commission a “gun violence” study.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: MO HB 56 - Requires Gun Owners to Transport Their Guns Unloaded and in Locked Container

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Gretchen Bangert (D-69)
  • Summary: HB 56 would impose even more rules on gun owners by forcing them to store their guns unloaded and in locked containers while being transported.
  • Take Action: Link

New Mexico

Bill/Issue: NM HB 8 - Bans Private Sale of Firearms 

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Sarinana (D-21)
  • Summary: HB 8 would make it unlawful to purchase or sell firearms without a federal background check, meaning EVERY firearm transaction you make will be recorded in a government database.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM SB 8 - Bans Private Sale of Firearms 

  • Position: Opposed
  • Sen. Martinez (D-5)
  • Summary: SB 8 would make it unlawful to purchase or sell firearms without a federal background check, meaning EVERY firearm transaction you make will be recorded in a government database.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 35 - Requires FFLs to Verify That Firearms Aren’t Stolen When Purchasing

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Garcia (D-14)
  • Summary: HB 35 would put an extreme burden on gun stores by requiring them to verify with the Department of Public Safety that EVERY firearm they purchase isn’t stolen.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 40 - Closes "Gun Show" Loophole

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Garcia (D-14)
  • Summary: HB 40 would ban the private purchase or sale of firearms at gun shows. This bill would empower the government to track every firearm you buy or sell.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 83 - ERPO Gun Confiscation Scheme

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Ely (D-23)
  • Summary: HB 83 would put in place the ERPO gun confiscation scheme that exists in anti-gun states like California. Simply put, this bill would allow broadly defined “household members” to petition for the ex parte confiscation of your guns without due process. And it gets worse…
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 87 - Expands Categories of Prohibited Persons

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Armstrong (D-17)
  • Summary: HB 87 would expand the definition of “prohibited persons” far beyond convicted felons.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 101 - Concealed Handgun Carry Act

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Rep. Rehm (R-31)
  • Summary: HB 101 is a pro-2A bill that expedites the process of obtaining carry permits and eases the process of renewing them.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 129 - Exemptions for Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Contract Security Guards to Carry on School Premises

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Trujillo (D-48)
  • Summary: HB 129 gives “special rights” to legislatively-defined “special people.” Retired government employees do NOT have any more right to carry a gun than you.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM HB 130 - Mandates So-Called “Safe Storage”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Trujillo (D-48)
  • Summary: HB 130 would essentially require firearms to be locked/stored away in households with minors. This would effectively restrict you from accessing your firearms when you need them most: to protect your loved ones.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NM SB 201 - Bans ALL Private Firearm Transfers

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Padilla (D-14)
  • Summary: SB 201 would essentially require background checks for ALL firearm transfers, even at gun shows and among family members.
  • Take Action: Link

New York

Bill/Issue: NY A 293 - Creates A Municipal “Gun Tip Hotline”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Rosenthal (D-67)
  • Summary: A 293 would create a so-called “municipal gun tip hotline program” that would give individuals the ability to anonymously report or turn in illegal firearms for cash incentives.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 425 - Creates Crimes for “Unsafe Storage”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Abinati (D-92)
  • Summary: A 425 would penalize law-abiding gun owners for storing their firearms “unsafely.”
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 450 - Bans Gun Shows, Gun Sales on State Owned Property

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Abinati (D-92)
  • Summary: A 450 makes it a crime to sell or promote for sale any firearm on state property. This bill effectively bans gun shows at any location owned by the State of New York.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 451 - Ban on “Undetectable Firearms”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Abinati (D-92)
  • Summary: A 451 is the New York Legislature’s attempt to address the faux-crisis of 3D-printed guns. As such, it criminalizes more and more firearms technology and must be stopped!
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 418 - Reclassifies Black Powder, Other Antique Firearms as Modern Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Paulin (D-88)
  • Summary: In an effort to criminalize more things and people, Rep. Paulin has introduced a bill to force certain individuals to surrender their antique firearms, black powder rifles, black powder shotguns, or muzzle-loading firearms.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 514 - Prohibits People on the “No-Fly List” from Obtaining Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Abinati (D-92)
  • Summary: A 514 would deny people their fundamental rights because they were erroneously added to a "no fly" list.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY A 95 - Requires Gun Owners to Obtain Personal Liability Insurance

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Abinati (D-92)
  • Summary: A 95 requires the submission of proof of personal liability insurance prior to the issuance or renewal of a license to carry a firearm.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 114 - Requires Credit Card Companies to Process Firearms Transactions

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Ortt (R-62)
  • Summary: While we are about as free market as they come in the civil rights advocacy world, S 114 is unfortunately needed as many private companies have shown a disdain for our civil rights, particularly the Second Amendment.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 205 - Allows Victims of Domestic Violence to Carry without a Permit

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Ortt (R-62)
  • Summary: S 205 allows victims of domestic violence to carry or possess firearms without a license where they are protected by an order of protection and have applied for a license to carry or possess a firearm.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 813- Tax Credit for Gun Safe

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Lanza (D-24)
  • Summary: S 813 establishes up to a $500 personal income tax credit for the purchase of a gun safe.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 101 - Forbids Schools from Allowing Teachers to Carry a Firearm

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Kaminsky (D-9)
  • Summary: S 101 limits an educational institution's ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school grounds to certain officers or agents of a law enforcement agency.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 1275 - Rations Gun Purchases, Implements a 10-Day Waiting Period

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Gianaris (D-12)
  • Summary: S 1275 would ration gun purchases to one firearm every 30 days.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: NY S 1413 - Social Media Checks for Firearms Sales

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Parker (D-21)
  • Summary: This bill would mandate your consent to having your social media accounts investigated by a government bureaucrat when applying to own or carry a firearm. Furthermore, you would have to sign under penalty of perjury that your accounts have not been modified in anyway (ie posts deleted) in the past 60 days.
  • Take Action: Link

Oregon

Bill/Issue: OR SB 275 - Requires Firearms to be Locked Away When Not in Use

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Manning Jr. (D-7)
  • Summary: SB 275 would require ALL gun owners in Oregon to store their guns in locked containers or equip them with trigger locks when not in use, effectively making your firearms inaccessible and inoperable when you need them most!
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR SB 322 - Authorizes Sheriffs to Issue Concealed Carry Licenses to Persons in Adjoining Counties

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Sen. Thatcher (R-13)
  • Summary: SB 322 would allow a Sheriff of one county to issue a concealed carry license to a resident of an adjoining county.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR SB 501 - Oregon Gunpocalypse

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Wagner (D-19)
  • Summary: Just some of the provisions of SB 501 include a ban on magazines capable of holding more than 5 rounds, purchase limit of 20 rounds of ammo per month, permit requirement for gun purchases, background check requirement for ammo purchases, and a mandatory 14-day waiting period.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR HB 2251 - Prohibits Adults Under 21 from Owning Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Gov. Brown
  • Summary: HB 2251 would prohibit adults under the age of 21 from obtaining most firearms including so-called “assault rifles” and handguns.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR HB 2291 - Tax Credits for Gun Safes

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Rep. Witt (R-31)
  • Summary: HB 2291 would establish tax credits for purchasing gun safes and gun-locking mechanisms.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR HB 2479 - Increases Concealed Carry Licensing Fees

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: House Interim Committee on Judiciary for Oregon State Sheriffs' Association
  • Summary: HB 2479 would hike fees for the issuance, renewal, and duplication of concealed carry licenses.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: Oppose OR HB 2505 - Requires Firearms to be Locked Away When Not in Use

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Warner (D-45)
  • Summary: HB 2505 would require ALL gun owners in Oregon to store their guns in locked containers or equip them with trigger locks when not in use, effectively making your firearms inaccessible and inoperable when you need them most!
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR SB 323 - Reciprocity for Concealed Handgun Licensees from States that recognize Oregon Licenses

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Rep. Warner (D-45)
  • Summary: SB 323 is a simple yet effective reciprocity bill that would allow out-of-state concealed handgun licensees to carry in Oregon provided that their home state recognizes Oregon licenses.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR HB 2705 - Voluntary “Do Not Sell” List

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Rayfield (D-16)
  • Summary: HB 2705 would establish a voluntary “do not sell” list and a website with which users can add themselves to the list.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR SB 5 - Makes Shooters at Ranges Liable for Injury

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Courtney (D-11)
  • Summary: SB 5 would make shooters at ranges liable for injuries resulting from bullets that stray outside of the range’s boundaries.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: OR SB 87 - Prohibits Adults Under 21 from Owning Firearms, Firearm Parts, or Ammunition

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries Brad Avakian
  • Summary: SB 87 would prohibit adults under the age of 21 from purchasing firearms, “firearm “components,” or ammunition from dealers or gun show vendors.
  • Take Action: Link

Virginia

Bill/Issue: VA SB 1303 - Authorizes Locality to Prohibit Firearms and Ammunition at Public Meetings

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. John Edwards (D-21)
  • Summary: SB 1303 authorizes local governments to enact gun control by ordinance, empowering them to ban firearms, ammunition, and firearm parts at any regular or special meeting of its local governing body.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA SB 1164 - Requires Background Checks for Gun Transfers, Mandates that Police Establish Process for Transferors to Obtain Check from FFL

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-35)
  • Summary: SB 1164 would require a background check for any firearm transfer and further require the Department of State Police to establish a process for transferors of firearms to obtain such a check from licensed firearms dealers. It would also provide that a transferor who fails to obtain a required background check and sells the firearm to another person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA SB 1162 - Enacts Firearms Age Ban & Mandates Background Checks for Transfers

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-35)
  • Summary: SB 1162 would ban individuals under 21 from purchasing a firearm and require background checks on firearms transfers. This utterly unconstitutional bill must be stopped.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA SB 1096 - Increases Penalty for Negligently Allowing a Minor to Gain Access to a Firearm

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Janet Howell (D-32)
  • Summary: SB 1096 would increase the penalty for allowing a minor to gain access to a loaded firearm from a Class 3 Misdemeanor to a Class 6 Felony.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA SB 1008 & SB 1163 - Bans Devices that Increase a Firearm’s Rate of Fire

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30), Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-35)
  • Summary: SB 1008 and SB 1163 would prohibit “the manufacture, import, sale or offer to sell, possession, transfer, or transportation of a trigger activator, which includes a trigger crank or bump-fire device, that is designed to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machine gun.”
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2604 & SB 1034 - Rations Guns to 1 Handgun Purchase in a 30-day Period

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Jeion Ward (D-92), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-30)
  • Summary: HB 2604 and SB 1034 would ration civil rights by restricting law-abiding individuals from purchasing more than one handgun in a 30-day period.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2535 - Bans Digital Service Operators From Marketing Firearms to Minors

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Hala Ayala (D-51)
  • Summary: HB 2535 would ban operators of online services and websites from marketing firearms to minors.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2504 - Expands Gun Confiscation Scheme

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Kathleen Murphy (D-34)
  • Summary: HB 2504 would expand an already dangerous and unconstitutional “Red Flag” system (AKA “Gun Confiscation).
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2492 - Bans Magazines In Excess of 10 rounds

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Kathy Tran (D-42)
  • Summary: HB 2492 would place you and your family in danger by restricting magazine capacity to 10 rounds.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2479 - Mandates Background Checks for All Firearms Transfers

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Kenneth Plum (D-36)
  • Summary: HB 2479 would further expand the government’s gun registry by mandating background checks for gun transfers, thus ensuring more of your personal information is collected and can be used against you.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2399 - Creates Delay in Police Notifying FFLs Whether Transfer Can Occur

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D-49)
  • Summary: HB 2399 increases the amount of time police have to notify an FFL whether a transfer occur. This bill would inconvenience gun owners by making them wait longer due to the extension of time from 24 hours to 5 business days.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 2206 - Creates Sales Tax Exemption for Gun Safes

  • Position: Support
  • Authors: Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41)
  • Summary: HB 2206 is a commonsense bill that would empower gun owners by creating a sales tax exemption for gun safes valued at $1,000 or less.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1992 - Regulates Firearms in Government Buildings

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Marcia Price (D-95)
  • Summary: HB 1992 would allow local governments to impose all kinds of regulations on firearms, ammunition, and firearm parts in government buildings.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1956 - Allows Municipalities to Ban Carrying Firearms at Public Events

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate David Toscano (D-57)
  • Summary: HB 1956 would authorize any locality by ordinance to prohibit the possession of firearms, ammunition, and firearm parts in public during a permitted event.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1856 - Empowers Municipalities to Enact Gun Control

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Delores McQuinn (D-70)
  • Summary: HB 1856 would hand local governments unchecked power to enact gun control in libraries they operate.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1763 - Authorizes Gun Confiscation Without Due Process

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Richard Sullivan Jr. (D-48)
  • Summary: HB 1763 would empower any attorney or law enforcement officer of the commonwealth to petition a judge to have your firearms confiscated without due process of law.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1691 - Bans the Manufacture, Sale, Import, Transfer, or Possession of So-Called “Undetectable Firearms”

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Marcus Simon (D-53)
  • Summary: HB 1691 would criminalize almost any type of interaction with a so-called “undetectable firearms,” making these acts punishable as a Class 5 felony.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1654 - Bans Carrying Rifles & Shotguns in Public Areas

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-11)
  • Summary: HB 1654 would inconvenience gun owners by restricting where they can carry firearms in public. The bill would ban carrying loaded rifles and shotguns in certain cities and counties.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: VA HB 1644 - Fines Gun Owners for Failing to Report Lost or Stolen Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Delegate Jeffrey Bourne (D-71)
  • Summary: HB 1644 would fine gun owners for failing to report their firearms lost or stolen within 24 hours of discovering the loss.
  • Take Action: Link

Washington

Bill/Issue: WA HB 1068 - "High-Capacity" Magazine Ban

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Valdez (D-46)
  • Summary: This bill would ban the purchase, transfer, and possession of so-called "high-capacity" magazines, arbitrarily defined as those that hold more than 10 rounds.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA SB 5062 - "High-Capacity" Magazine Ban

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Kuderer (D-48)
  • Summary: This bill would ban the purchase, transfer, and possession of so-called "high-capacity" magazines, arbitrarily defined as those that hold more than 10 rounds.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA HB 1073 - Ban on "Undetectable" and Untraceable Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Valdez (D-46) & AG Bob Ferguson
  • Summary: This bill would ban so-called “untraceable” firearms like “80% receivers" and "undetectable" firearms like 3D-printed ones, and it would also call on police to seize these and other categories of firearms and firearm parts.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA SB 5061 - Ban on "Undetectable" and Untraceable Firearms

  • Position: Opposed
  • Authors: Rep. Dhingra (D-45) & AG Bob Ferguson
  • Summary: This bill would ban so-called “untraceable” firearms like “80% receivers" and "undetectable" firearms like 3D-printed ones, and it would also call on police to seize these and other categories of firearms and firearm parts.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA SB 5027 - Expansion of ERPO Gun Confiscation Scheme

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Sen. Frockt (D-46)
  • Summary: SB 5027 would expand the already dangerous and unconstitutional Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) scheme in 2 significant ways.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA HB 1010 - Destruction of Guns Used in Crimes

  • Position: Opposed
  • Author: Rep. Senn (D-41)
  • Summary: HB 1010 would require Washington state patrol to destroy judicially forfeited firearms that are no longer needed for evidence.
  • Take Action: Link

Bill/Issue: WA HB 1024 - Eliminates and Prohibits State Pistol Registries

  • Position: Support
  • Author: Rep. Walsh (R-19)
  • Summary: HB 1024 would require the Department of Licensing to destroy all "copies or records of pistol purchase applications or pistol transfers," and it would prohibit the Department of Licensing from keeping such records in the future.
  • Take Action: Link

 

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Updated: 01/23/19

Note: Positions may change depending on amendments to bills.