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H.R. 2830: GRAM Act

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The legislation could make it easier to buy “high” capacity magazines.


Gun rights tend to attract mostly Republican support. According to Pew Research Center, 81 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents believe gun laws should be stricter, versus only 20 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents.

On the other hand, recreational marijuana legalization tends to attract mostly Democratic support. Also according to Pew Research Center, 72 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents support recreational marijuana legalization, versus only 47 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. Indeed, most states that have legalized it are blue states.

Most, but not all. One striking counterexample is Alaska, a red state with a Republican governor, state Senate, and state House, which seems to be that rare intersection of supporting both legal …

Sponsor and status

Don Young

Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Apr 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 22, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 22, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 22, 2021

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H.R. 2830 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2830. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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