S. 42 and H.R. 8 Universal Background Checks – Strongly Support
Status S. 42: Introduced. 41 co-sponsors including Bennet from Colorado.
Status H.R. 8: Passed House on February 27th on a 240-190 vote.
YES Votes: Crow, DeGette, Neguse and Perlmutter. NO Votes: Buck, Lamborn and Tipton. Awaiting Senate action. Background Checks on all firearm transfers.
S. 66 and H.R. 1296 Assault Weapons Ban – Strongly Support
Status S.66: Introduced. 34 co-sponsors, none from Colorado.
Status H.R. 1296: Introduced. 216 cosponsors including Crow, DeGette, Neguse and Perlmutter from Colorado.
S. 69 and H.R. 38 Federally Mandated Concealed Carry (Reciprocity) – Stongly oppose
Status S. 69: Introduced. 38 co-sponsors. None from Colorado.
Status H.R. 38: Introduced 158 co-sponsors including Tipton, Lamborn, Buck from Colorado
Would mandate that every state honor CCW permits from other states and also people from permitless states. House bill would also allow someone denied a permit in Colorado to get one in a state that doesn’t require residency, would allow individuals to take their guns into K-12 schools, and to sue law officers or political subdivision if they are arrested or detained.
S. 320 and H.R. 939 Require firearms dealer security – Strongly Support
Status S. 320: Introduced. 7 co-sponsors, none from Colorado.
Status H.R. 939 Introduced. 21 co-sponsors, none from Colorado.
S. 817 and H.R. 155 Silencers (Hearing Protection Act) – Strongly oppose
Status S. 817 Introduced. 17 Co-sponsors, none from Colorado.
Status H.R. 155 Introduced. 72 co-sponsors including Buck from Colorado.
Would make silencers easier to obtain. Danger of not knowing location of shooter. Weakens Shotspotter.
H.R. 157 – Repeal PLACA Strongly support
Status: Introduced. 2 co-sponsors, none from Colorado. Would repeal law shielding gun industry from lawsuits.
H.R. 686 – Stop Online Ammunition Sales – Strongly Support
Status: Introduced. 34 co-sponsors including DeGette from Colorado.
H.R. 717 – Ban Sale of Semiautomatics to those under 21 – Strongly Support
Status: Introduced. 66 co-sponsors including DeGette and Neguse from Colorado.
H.R. 971 – Prohibit firearms possession by those with animal cruelty convictions – Strongly Support
Status: Introduced. 2 co-sponsors, none Colorado.
H.R. 1112 Expanded Background Checks – Strongly Support
Status: Passed House on 2/28 on vote of 228-198. Voting YES: Crow, DeGette, Neguse and Perlmutter. Voting NO: Buck, Lamborn, and Tipton. Awaiting Senate Action. Extend the time limit for BG checks. Charleston Loophole.
H.R 1297 Armor Piercing Weapons – Strongly Support
Status: Introduced. 26 cosponsors, none Colorado. Regulate armor concealable weapons like machine guns.
H.R. 1585 Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act – Support
Status: Passed House on 4/4/2019 on a 263-158 vote. YES votes: Crow, DeGette, Neguse and Perlmutter. NO Votes: Buck, Lamborn, and Tipton. Awaiting senate action. Has provisions on gun possession by stalkers, abusive partners.
2020 Appropriations Acts
Contained $25 million in appropriations to CDC and NIH for gun violence research. Passed by House, Senate and signed by the president on Dec. 20, 2019.