The following is a snapshot of pending firearms related legislation before Congress and state legislatures as of today. Not all the bills and resolutions included are necessarily related to current gun laws. Congress passed 4 bills that have been signed by the President during the current legislative session.
As of today, there are 165 bills and resolutions before the 113th United States Congress in various stages containing the word “firearms” in the text. Four bills have been signed into law.
There are 3,948 bills or resolutions that contain the word “firearms” in the text pending before state legislatures, including “dead” bills. New Jersey tops the list with 408 pending “firearms” bills or resolutions.