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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1329

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Legislation Overview

Title: ATF Elimination Act

Subject: Alcoholic beverages: Crimes against property: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Department of Justice: Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Executive agency funding and structure: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Firearms and explosives: Smuggling and trafficking: Terrorism: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: ATF Elimination Act Rescinds the hiring authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Requires ATF, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to jointly develop and submit a plan for winding up the affairs of ATF that, without compromising core functions, eliminates and reduces duplicative, unnecessary functions or waste. Requires the FBI to transmit to the General Services Administration a report that specifies the property to be transferred to the FBI pursuant to this Act that the FBI has determined will not be needed. Abolishes ATF. Transfers ATF functions relating to the investigation and enforcement of: (1) criminal and regulatory violations of the federal firearms, explosives, and arson laws, and the investigation of violent crime and domestic terrorism to the Attorney General, who shall delegate them to the FBI; and (2) criminal and regulatory violations of the federal alcohol and tobacco smuggling laws to the Attorney General, who shall delegate them to the DEA. Transfers: (1) the contracts, liabilities, records, property, and other assets and interests associated with such transferred functions to the Attorney General for appropriate allocation; and (2) personnel employed in connection with the transferred functions to the Attorney General.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: March 31, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/1329/all-info

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: James Sensenbrenner (R); Reid Ribble (R); Randy Weber (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 31, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Mar 4, 2015 Introduced in House
House Mar 4, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 16 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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