Federal Gun Laws
For years, Newtown Action Alliance (NAA) Advocated for 26 federal Policies that will end all forms of gun violence in America.
in 2019, NAA has endorsed GVPedia’s Denver Accord.
Please click HERE to review the Denver Accord: Principles and Policies:
● Guns do not make us safer.
● Gun violence in America is a pervasive public health crisis that demands substantial policy solutions and well-funded programs that effectively reduce gun violence.
● Equitable and just enforcement of gun laws is paramount.
● Everyone has the right to live free from violence.
Section I: Put Safety First
EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER (ERPO)
REDUCE FIREARM LETHALITY
Section II: Let Laws Work
STRENGTHEN AND ENFORCE EXISTING GUN LAWS
Section III: Protect Community
REDUCE PRESENCE OF FIREARMS IN PUBLIC SPACES
FUND AND PROLIFERATE COMMUNITY BASED SOLUTIONS
A coalition letter signed by 80 organizations representing seven million supporters was delivered to every Member of Congress on December 5-6, 2018 near the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Click on the following link to read the letter: 6th ANNIVERSARY SANDY HOOK LETTER TO CONGRESS
We are tracking the bills being introduced in the 116th Congress that addresses our 26 federal legislative priorities.
Click HERE to view the list.
FEDERAL GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN 116TH CONGRESS
Click on the legislation number to:
1) read the text of the bill
2) find out who cosponsored the bill
3) track the legislation
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:
H.R.1112 Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019: Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] (Introduced 02/08/2019): 2/28/19: Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 198 (Roll no. 103). http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2019/roll103.xml
H.R.1114 To require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] (Introduced 02/08/2019)
H.R. 1134 To amend the Arms Export Control Act to prohibit the removal of certain items under category I, II, or III of the United States Munitions List: Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] (Introduced 02/08/2019)
H.R.1263 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to subject to the requirements of the National Firearms Act any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine: Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] (Introduced 02/14/2019)
H.R.1236 To support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose: Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] (Introduced 02/14/2019)
H.Res.162 Expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives and honoring the memory of the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, 2019: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 02/28/2019)
S.506 A bill to support State, Tribal, and local efforts to remove access to firearms from individuals who are a danger to themselves or others pursuant to court orders for this purpose: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 02/14/2019)
S.Res.89 A resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate and honoring the memory of the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, 2019: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 02/28/2019)
2005 Federal Firearms Regulation Reference
2013 Quick Reference to Federal Firearms
Giffords Law Center
State Gun Laws
State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (32nd Edition)
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***State gun laws change rapidly during legislative sessions therefore the information on these sites may not be up to date.