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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

MASS Act
Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide grants to States to encourage the implementation and maintenance of firearms licensing requirements, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/27/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
07/30/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/27/2019Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/27/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]* 06/27/2019
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 09/12/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary06/27/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security07/30/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (06/27/2019)

Making America Safe and Secure Act of 2019 or the MASS Act

This bill authorizes grants for states to implement or maintain firearms and firearms dealer licensing requirements.

A state's requirements must incorporate certain elements, including the following:

  • an individual must have a firearms license at the time of acquiring, and during the entire period of possessing, a firearm or ammunition; and
  • an individual who sells, rents, or leases a minimum number of firearms, or sells ammunition, must obtain a firearms dealer license.