House Bill 7910
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Protecting Our Kids Act
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Passed House on Jun 8, 2022
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Introduced
May 31, 2022
Latest Action
Jun 9, 2022
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Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7910
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
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House Votes (10)
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Passed
June 8, 2022
Type
Passage Of A Measure
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Protecting Our Kids Act

This bill makes various changes to federal firearms laws, including to establish new criminal offenses and to expand the types of weapons and devices that are subject to regulation.

Among the changes, the bill

  • generally prohibits the sale or transfer of certain semiautomatic firearms to individuals who are under 21 years of age;
  • establishes new federal criminal offenses for gun trafficking and related conduct;
  • establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate ghost guns (i.e., guns without serial numbers);
  • establishes a framework to regulate the storage of firearms on residential premises at the federal, state, and tribal levels;
  • subjects bump stocks to regulation under federal firearms laws; and
  • generally prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, and possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
Text (3)
June 8, 2022
June 6, 2022
Amendments (1)
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