What is House Bill H. Res. 468?
This bill essentially states that members of the House of Representatives believe that:
Such a plan under this resolution would need to include more background checks on commercial firearm sales, better mental health programs nationally, and harsher punishments for illegal firearm purchases. This is specific to gun
- Gun violence is a public health issue;
- They need to work together to create legislation that both protects a person's right to bear arms (the Second Amendment), while keeping communities safe;
trafficking straw purchasing (when a person buys a gun for someone who cannot purchase one for themselves).
Sponsoring Reps. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Mike Thompson (D-CA), and Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), members of the House of Representatives, and the gun lobby.
Cost of House Bill H. Res. 468
A CBO cost estimate is unavailable.