US HB647 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-22 - 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]


Restricts the sale or transfer of shotguns and rifles across state lines. Specifically, it prohibits a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, importer, or collector from selling or transferring a rifle or shotgun to an out-of-state resident. Current law allows such sales or transfers if both parties meet in person to conduct the transaction and if the transaction complies with the laws of both states.

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Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act



2021-03-22HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-02-01HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-02-01HouseIntroduced in House


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