The debate over guns is taking center stage from Washington, D.C., to Sacramento and all points in between.

Here's a list of significant gun-control or gun-rights bills introduced so far in the current sessions of Congress and the California Legislature. Some are companion bills mirroring ones in the other legislative chamber, and some are competing bills with the same goals by different lawmakers.

Click on the links to learn more, such as the dates they were introduced, their co-sponsors, committee assignments and so on.