US HB1752 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 77-1)
Status: Introduced on March 10 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-05-18 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes a three-day waiting period for certain handgun transfers. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless three business days have elapsed since the licensee initiated a background check. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to one year in prison, or both. Additionally, the bill makes it unlawful for an unlicensed individual to receive a handgun from another unlicensed individual unless at least three business days have elapsed since the recipient most recently offered to take possession of the handgun. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, up to five years in prison, or both. The three-day waiting period does not apply to certain handgun transfers, such as for a loan between spouses for a lawful purpose.

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Title

COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act

Sponsors

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]
Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]
Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. David Price [D-NC]
Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-05-18HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-03-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-03-10HouseIntroduced in House

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