To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of consumer product in order to permit the issuance of safety standards for such articles by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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33 Cosponsors (33 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Kelly Renews Push for Common Sense Gun Safety Laws”
— Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Sponsor) on Mar 8, 2018
“Watson Coleman Requests Votes in Lieu of Moment of Silence for Trenton Mass Shooting”
— Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 19, 2018
Jan 8, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 225 (114th).
Mar 5, 2018
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Feb 8, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1115 (116th).
Feb 5, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 880.
H.R. 5162 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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