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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1488

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Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2015

Subject: Bankruptcy: Firearms and explosives: Finance and financial sector

Description: Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2015 Amends federal bankruptcy law to permit an individual debtor to exempt from the property of the estate in bankruptcy the debtor's aggregate interest, not to exceed $3,000, in a single firearm or firearms.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

Last Action Date: April 21, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/1488/all-info

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Chris Collins (R); Lynn Jenkins (R); Don Young (R); Mike Pompeo (R); Robert Latta (R); Trent Franks (R); Pete Sessions (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); Walter Jones (R); Ralph Abraham (D); Brian Babin (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Steve King (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 21, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
House Mar 19, 2015 Introduced in House
House Mar 19, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 26 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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