United States HR 1454 - COOL OFF Act
United States HR 1454
COOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act
by Raja Krishnamoorthi (D) with Earl Blumenauer (D), Anthony Brown (D), Ed Case (D), Yvette Clarke (D), Steve Cohen (D), Danny Davis (D), Rosa DeLauro (D), Val Demings (D), Ted Deutch (D), Eliot Engel (D), Adriano Espaillat (D), Bill Foster (D), John Garamendi (D), Al Green (D), Deb Haaland (D), Alcee Hastings (D), Jim Himes (D), Sheila Jackson Lee (D), Eddie Johnson (D), Hank Johnson Jr. (D), Bill Keating (D), Ro Khanna (D), Barbara Lee (D), Ted Lieu (D), Jerry McNerney (D), Grace Meng (D), Seth Moulton (D), Eleanor Norton (D), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D), Donald Payne Jr. (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Mike Quigley (D), Jamie Raskin (D), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D), Dutch Ruppersberger III (D), Killili Sablan (D), Jan Schakowsky (D), Albio Sires (D), Darren Soto (D), Bennie Thompson (D), Paco Vargas (D), Freddi Wilson (D)
Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
On May 14, the New York State Assembly and Senate voted to ban undetectable guns, including 3D-printed guns, from being manufactured and sold across the state.
A multifaceted gun control bill pushed by Oregon Democrats may be dead this session, but advocates and opponents alike are confident it will return.
I urge Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto SB 7030. The solution to our state’s gun problem is not more guns in our children’s schools.
The Texas Senate approved a bill Friday that would allow handgun owners to carry their concealed firearms without a license for up to 48 hours when leaving an area due to a mandatory evacuation order.
The Vermont House of Representatives gave final approval Thursday to legislation that would establish a 24-hour waiting period to buy handguns, a measure proponents say is needed to prevent impulsive gun purchases that can lead to self-harm and homicides.
With the legislative session in its final weeks, some advocates fear legislators are about to kill a substantial part of a gun law reform bill.
The Vermont House on Wednesday evening gave preliminary approval to gun violence prevention measures in S.169(link is external) on a vote of 82-58. The law is intended to provide a "cooling off" period for people considering suicide. The bill also updates language regarding the purchase and use of high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Last Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation that would allow teachers to be armed in their classrooms.
The Vermont House advanced legislation late Wednesday evening that would mandate a 24-hour waiting period before all handgun purchases in the state.
After being watered down in the Senate, sitting in a House committee for seven weeks, and finally passing easily on the House floor, legislation requiring a 24-hour waiting period for handgun purchases is one vote away from Gov. Phil Scott’s desk.
In the state of Oregon, Democrats control the governor’s seat, Senate and House. Governor Kate Brown promised strong action on gun control in her 2018 campaign and received the endorsement of Ceasefire Oregon and other gun violence prevention (GVP) organizations. Yet on May 13, 2019, Democrats agreed to kill an omnibus gun control bill as part of a deal to get Republicans to come back to work after a four-day “boycott.”
House lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period for handgun purchases.
Senate Republicans appear to have won significant concessions as Democrats have agreed to abandon their central gun control proposal and drop a controversial bill modifying vaccination exemptions for school children, according to multiple sources.
Sources say Dems traded away a bill that ends non-medical exemptions for families who choose not to vaccinate their children
Northern York School District’s Superintendent Eric Eshbach absolutely hates everything about having armed school security personnel walk the halls of the middle and high schools.
A key House committee on Monday approved legislation that would establish a 24-hour waiting period for handgun purchases, a firearms restriction Democrats have pushed for this year as a suicide prevention measure.
A key Vermont House committee voted 7-4 on Monday in favor of legislation that would require a 24-hour waiting period for handgun purchases in the state. The bill, S.169, had been stuck in the House Judiciary Committee for weeks, its fate uncertain — but now it's headed for the House floor in the waning days of the legislative session.
Three bills focused on gun law changes won't be presented on the state Senate floor due to a lack of general support, the Delaware Senate President Pro Tempore David McBride (D) announced Monday.
When Pittsburgh officials passed measuresplacing some restrictions on guns within city limits, they re-energized a fight at the state level about which branch of government should regulate the weapons.
From the mundane to the “transformational,” Florida’s Republican-controlled Legislature didn’t shy away from controversy during the annual session that wrapped up on May 4.
More Florida school personnel will be eligible to carry guns on campus, under a bill Gov. Ron DeSantis signed on Wednesday. Two Panhandle school districts are moving in other directions.
U.S. Rep. Jason Crow says he aims to close an "obvious loophole" in federal law that allowed a Florida woman obsessed with the Columbine school shooting to buy a shotgun in Colorado days before the 20th anniversary of the massacre.
A pair of local lawmakers introduced legislation in the Ohio House that would require gun owners to keep firearms in a locked safe if there are children in the home.
Three controversial gun bills will not be released from committee, meaning they are essentially dead.
Legislation that would expand state law governing safe storage of firearms to cover unloaded guns was supported by State Rep. Kathy Kennedy (R-119) Tuesday in the House of Representatives.
State Reps. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) and Laura Devlin (R-134) on Tuesday supported legislation that would expand state law governing safe storage of firearms to cover unloaded guns.
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed legislation that expands the controversial school “guardian” program to allow armed classroom teachers.