According to the Associated Press:
The proposals have largely originated in the House. The House criminal justice committee has heard some proposals and is expected to weigh-in on a number of other measures next week.
Lawmakers say a number of the proposals have come in light of recent tragedies, like the shootings at a Lafayette movie theater.
Politicians are very reactive working to pass new legislation based on recent events and tragedies. Most of these proposals are in that category. Contact your representative and find out what bills they are currently supporting!