There is 1 version of this bill. View text

Click the check-box to add or remove the section, click the text link to scroll to that section.
Titles Actions Overview All Actions Cosponsors Committees Related Bills Subjects Latest Summary All Summaries

Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Assault Weapons Ban of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To regulate the importation, manufacture, possession, sale or transfer of assault weapons, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/26/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
03/20/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/26/2018Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/26/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (176)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 02/26/2018
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 02/26/2018
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 02/26/2018
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12]* 02/26/2018
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 02/27/2018
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 02/27/2018
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 02/27/2018
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 03/01/2018
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 03/01/2018
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 03/01/2018
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 03/01/2018
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 03/01/2018
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 03/01/2018
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 03/22/2018
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 04/02/2018
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 04/13/2018

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary02/26/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations03/20/2018 Referred to

A related bill may be a companion measure, an identical bill, a procedurally-related measure, or one with text similarities. Bill relationships are identified by the House, the Senate, or CRS, and refer only to same-congress measures.


Latest Summary (1)

There is one summary for H.R.5087. View summaries

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (02/26/2018)

Assault Weapons Ban of 2018

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD).

The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is: (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model.

Additionally, the bill does not prohibit, with respect to a SAW or LCAFD:

  • importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession related to certain law enforcement efforts, or authorized tests or experiments;
  • importation, sale, transfer, or possession related to securing nuclear materials; and
  • possession by a retired law enforcement officer.

The bill permits continued possession, sale, or transfer of a grandfathered SAW, which must be securely stored. A licensed gun dealer must conduct a background check prior to the sale or transfer of a grandfathered SAW between private parties.

The bill permits continued possession of, but prohibits sale or transfer of, a grandfathered LCAFD.

Newly manufactured LCAFDs must display serial number identification. Newly manufactured SAWs and LCAFDs must display the date of manufacture.

The legislation amends the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to require law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prohibited person attempts to purchase a grandfathered SAW.

It also amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to allow a state or local government to use Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to compensate individuals who surrender a SAW or LCAFD under a buy-back program.