Following a series of high-profile shootings this summer, many have called on Congress to respond to mounting public pressure and enact new gun regulations after returning from the summer recess. This week, the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee will take a first step. The Committee is scheduled to mark up several new gun control bills that were introduced earlier this year. The Three Bills During the markup period , members can offer amendments to each bill, and then debate and vote on those amendments. Here’s a closer look at each of the three bills the House Judiciary Committee is marking up: HR 1186 or the“Keep Americans Safe Act” This bill was introduced back in February by Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., who represents Parkland, Florida,...
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A Closer Look At The 3 Gun Control Bills Congress Is Tackling This Week