ALCON, This is a heads-up only! They may have introduced these bills last year; however, they might open the throttle on start on this bills; however, current data from the committee's indicates that they stalled on the tracks! With election approaching in November the anti-gun issue will got hot - if they cannot ban, go around them through gun shows! It is going to get a little nasty in the coming months - these nutbags are going to pass anything and everything for their agenda! I can scream to my Senate and my House members - it is no go - New Mexico is left wing hardcase! S.843 Search Results - THOMAS (Library of Congress) HR02324 Search Results - THOMAS (Library of Congress) S.843 Title: Gun Show Background Check Act of 2009 Sponsor: Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] (introduced 4/21/2009) Cosponsors (17) COSPONSORS(17), ALPHABETICAL: Sen Bennet, Michael F. [CO] - 4/15/2010 Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] - 12/4/2009 Sen Burris, Roland [IL] - 6/10/2009 Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] - 4/21/2009 Sen Carper, Thomas R. [DE] - 5/5/2009 Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] - 4/21/2009 Sen Feinstein, Dianne [CA] - 4/21/2009 Sen Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [NY] - 4/21/2009 Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 4/21/2009 Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] - 4/21/2009 Sen Levin, Carl [MI] - 4/21/2009 Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] - 4/21/2009 Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] - 5/5/2009 Sen Reed, Jack [RI] - 4/21/2009 Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] - 4/21/2009 Sen Whitehouse, Sheldon [RI] - 4/21/2009 Sen Wyden, Ron [OR] - 5/21/2009 Related Bills: H.R.2324 Latest Major Action: 4/21/2009 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. SUMMARY AS OF Senate Bill: 4/21/2009--Introduced. Gun Show Background Check Act of 2009 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to require registration of gun show promoters and to set forth the responsibilities of promoters, licensees, and other transferors. Provides that if any part of a firearm transaction takes place at a gun show, each licensed importer, manufacturer, and dealer who transfers one or more firearms to a person who is not licensed shall, within 10 days after the transfer, submit a report of the transfer to the Attorney General. Sets forth penalties for violations. Grants the Attorney General authority to enter the place of business of any gun show promoter and any place where a gun show is held, during business hours and without a showing of reasonable cause or a warrant, for purposes of examining records and the inventory of licensees conducting business to determine compliance with this Act. Increases penalties for: (1) serious record-keeping violations by licensees; and (2) violations of criminal background check requirements. ---------------------- H.R.2324 Title: Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009 Sponsor: Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] (introduced 5/7/2009) Cosponsors (102) Related Bills: S.843 Latest Major Action: 6/12/2009 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SUMMARY AS OF HOUSE: 5/7/2009--Introduced. Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving firearms and has not violated any federal firearms requirements; (3) has registered with the Attorney General as a gun show operator and has provided a photograph and fingerprints; (4) has not concealed material information nor made false statements in connection with a gun show operator registration; and (5) notifies the Attorney General of the date, time, and duration of a gun show not later than 30 days before the commencement of such show and verifies the identity of each vendor at the gun show. Imposes recordkeeping requirements on gun show operators and criminal penalties for failure to register as a gun show operator and maintain required records. Grants the Attorney General authority to enter the business premises of any gun show operator, without a showing of reasonable cause or a warrant, to examine records and inventory to determine compliance with this Act. Increases criminal penalties for serious recordkeeping violations and violations of criminal background check requirements. Authorizes the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to hire additional investigators to carry out inspections of gun shows.