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  • Introduced
    Mar 01, 2021
  • Passed House
    Mar 11, 2021
  • Passed Senate
  • Signed into Law
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HR 8
United States House Bill
Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021
Last Action
Senate • Mar 11, 2021: Received in the Senate.

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YES: 207

NO: 217

NOT VOTING: 6

YES: 227

NO: 203

NOT VOTING: 1

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  • Mar 11, 2021 | Senate
    • Received in the Senate.
  • Mar 11, 2021 | House
    • Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 8.
    • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1330-1332)
    • UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on agreeing to the motion to recommit H.R. 8 which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
    • On motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 207 - 217 (Roll no. 74).
    • On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 203 (Roll no. 75). (text: 3/10/2021 CR H1286-1287)
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
  • Mar 10, 2021 | House
    • Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 188. (consideration: CR H1286-1303)
    • Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 842, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. Rule provides for one hour of general debate for H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446. The rule provides for a motion to recommit on H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446.
    • DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 8.
    • H.Amdt.28 Amendments en bloc (A001) offered by Mr. Nadler. (consideration: CR H1300-1302; text: CR H1300)
    • DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 188, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Nadler en bloc amendment No. 1.
    • H.Amdt.28 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A001) pursuant to the rule.
    • H.Amdt.28 On agreeing to the Nadler amendments (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
    • Mr. Jordan moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H1302)
    • The previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered without objection.
    • POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jordan motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion to recommit and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Jordan demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
    • Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further consideration of H.R. 8 is postponed.
  • Mar 08, 2021 | House
    • Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 188 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 842, H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446. Rule provides for one hour of general debate for H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446. The rule provides for a motion to recommit on H.R. 842, H.R. 8, and H.R. 1446.
  • Mar 01, 2021 | House
    • Introduced in House
    • Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
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