Wednesday, January 23, 2013

House Legislation Filed On Jan. 22nd


Three more bills dealing with firearms were filed in the House of Representatives yesterday. The first from Pennsylvania Republican Mike Fitzpatrick encourages state's to provide better records for the NICS system, the second from California Democrat Adam Schiff is an attack on the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and finally, the third is from Georgia Republican Phil Gingrey which would mandate that the BATFE videotape their tests of firearms and ammunition.

HR 329 - Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
To amend the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to encourage States to provide records to the National Instant Background Check System.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee

HR 332 - Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
Co-Sponsors:
Rep Cartwright, Matthew A. [D-PA] - 1/22/2013
Rep Cicilline, David N. [D-RI] - 1/22/2013
Rep Ellison, Keith [D-MN] - 1/22/2013
Rep Honda, Michael M. [D-CA] - 1/22/2013
Rep McGovern, James P. [D-MA] - 1/22/2013
Rep Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY] - 1/22/2013
Rep Moran, James P. [D-VA] - 1/22/2013
Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC] - 1/22/2013
Rep Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY] - 1/22/2013
Rep Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY] - 1/22/2013
Rep Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] - 1/22/2013
To provide victims of gun violence access to the same civil remedies as are available to those injured through other means.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee

HR 339 - Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) Co-Sponsors:
Rep Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] - 1/22/2013
Rep Roe, David P. [R-TN] - 1/22/2013
Rep Stockman, Steve [R-TX] - 1/22/2013
Rep Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA] - 1/22/2013
To require the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to make video recordings of the examination and testing of firearms and ammunition, and for other purposes. 
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee and to the House Ways and Means Committee

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