To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an increased age limit on the purchase of certain firearms, prevent gun trafficking, modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms, encourage the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2022
Length: 40 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 8, 2022 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
177 Cosponsors (177 Democrats)
Statement of Administration Policy
President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 7910 – Protecting Our Kids Act (Jun 7, 2022)
What legislators are saying
“Thompson Votes to Pass Bipartisan Active Shooter Alert Act”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA4] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 22, 2022
“Meng, Jacobs and Higgins Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Keep Enhanced Body Armor Out of the Hands of Mass Shooters”
— Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 16, 2022
“LaMalfa Opposes Legislation Undermining Second Amendment Rights”
— Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] on Jun 9, 2022
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What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 7910 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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