A new strict gun control bill by Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee would create a national firearm registry and make it a crime to possess a firearm or ammunition without the new license.
The bill would also set a minimum gun ownership age at 21 and require psychological evaluations.
he proposed Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act is named after an exchange student in Pakistan who died during a 2018 Texas school shooting.
Lee’s bill also bans ammunition of .50 caliber or greater for regular citizens, excepting only law enforcement and a limited range of security personnel.
Gun owners would be also required to pay for insurance.