HR 7910

  • House Bill
  • 117th Congress
  • Introduced in House May 31, 2022
  • Passed House Jun 08, 2022
  • Senate
  • Governor

Protecting Our Kids Act

Abstract

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;
  • generally prohibits the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, and possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices; and
  • requires the Department of Justice to report on the demographic data of persons who are determined to be ineligible to purchase a firearm based on a background check performed by the national instant criminal background check system.

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.

Bill Sponsors (178)

Nanette Diaz Barragan

     
Cosponsor

Donald S. Beyer

     
Cosponsor

Andre Carson

     
Cosponsor

Troy Carter

     
Cosponsor

JAMES H. COOPER

     
Cosponsor

ROSA DELAURO

     
Cosponsor

MIKE DOYLE

     
Cosponsor

Jesus G. Garcia

     
Cosponsor

Henry C. "Hank" Johnson

     
Cosponsor

Kaiali'i Kahele

     
Cosponsor

Ann M. Kuster

     
Cosponsor

FRANK PALLONE

     
Cosponsor

WILLIAM J. PASCRELL

     
Cosponsor

Donald M. Payne

     
Cosponsor

Terri A. Sewell

     
Cosponsor

Melanie Ann Stansbury

     
Cosponsor

NYDIA M. VELAZQUEZ

     
Cosponsor

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Actions


Jun 09, 2022

Senate

Received in the Senate.

Jun 08, 2022

House

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Jun 08, 2022

House

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 204 (Roll no. 245). (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5364-5367)

House

Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 204 (Roll no. 245).

Jun 08, 2022

House

On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 198 - 228 (Roll no. 244).

Jun 08, 2022

House

The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to clause 2(b) of rule XIX.

Jun 08, 2022

House

Mr. Hudson moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H5393-5395)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title VII Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 380 - 47 (Roll no. 243). (consideration: CR H5392-5393)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title VI Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 207 (Roll no. 242). (consideration: CR H5392)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title V Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 194 (Roll no. 241). (consideration: CR H5391)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title IV Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 205 (Roll no. 240). (consideration: CR H5390-5391)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title III Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 194 (Roll no. 239). (consideration: CR H5389-5390)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title II Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 197 (Roll no. 238). (consideration: CR H5389)

Jun 08, 2022

House

On Retaining Title I Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 199 (Roll no. 237). (consideration: CR H5388-5389)

Jun 08, 2022

House

Pursuant to section 3(a) of H.Res. 1153, the Chair will put the question on retaining each title of the bill, as amended.

Jun 08, 2022

House

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

Jun 08, 2022

House

DEBATE - The House proceeded with two hours of debate on H.R. 7910.

Jun 08, 2022

House

Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2377 and H.R. 7910. Provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 2377 and two hours of debate on H.R. 7910. Also provides for a motion to recommit on each measure.

Jun 08, 2022

House

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1153. (consideration: CR H5363-5396)

Jun 08, 2022

House

Rule H. Res. 1153 passed House.

Jun 07, 2022

House

Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1153 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2377 and H.R. 7910. Provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 2377 and two hours of debate on H.R. 7910. Also provides for a motion to recommit on each measure.

Jun 06, 2022

House

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 260.

House

Committee on Ways and Means discharged.

House

Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-346, Part I.

Jun 02, 2022

House

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 19.

House

Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.

May 31, 2022

House

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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Related Documents

Document Format
H. Rept. 117-346 PDF
CBO: Estimated Budgetary Effects of H.R. 7910, the Protecting Our Kids Act HTML
House Rules Committee Amendment 2 - Van Duyne (TX) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 5 - Van Drew (NJ) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 1 - Rice, Tom (SC) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 6 - Hartzler (MO) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 3 - Evans (PA) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 4 - Chabot (OH) PDF
House Rules Committee Amendment 7 - Cawthorn (NC) PDF
HAMDT 216 HTML

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