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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty has introduced the Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act. The bill would incentivize states and local governments, through federal grants, to enact laws requiring individuals to obtain a license before purchasing a handgun.  It would also require that the individual be 21 years old and apply through a law enforcement agency.  Applicants would be required to provide fingerprints and photographs to law enforcement, as well as undergo a background check before receiving the purchasing license.