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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB155

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Legislation Overview

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Subject: Taxation: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation

Description: Removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 3, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/155/all-info

Sponsors

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78 sponsors: Jeff Duncan (R); Charles Fleischmann (R); Don Young (R); Ralph Abraham (R); David Roe (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Jack Bergman (R); Mark Walker (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Tom Graves (R); Paul Gosar (R); Robert Latta (R); Randy Weber (R); Rob Bishop (R); Chris Stewart (R); James Comer (R); Steve Womack (R); Gary Palmer (R); Austin Scott (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Doug Collins (R); Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R); Bob Gibbs (R); Ken Buck (R); Tom Emmer (R); Ron Estes (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Mark Meadows (R); Andy Harris (R); Richard Hudson (R); Jody Hice (R); Warren Davidson (R); Ralph Norman (R); Andy Biggs (R); David Kustoff (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); Jason Smith (R); Frank Lucas (R); Bradley Byrne (R); French Hill (R); Garland Barr (R); Michael Cloud (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Pete Olson (R); Jim Jordan (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Bill Johnson (R); Adrian Smith (R); Chris Collins (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Steve Scalise (R); Mo Brooks (R); Sam Graves (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Ted Yoho (R); Michael Conaway (R); Don Bacon (R); Russ Fulcher (R); Drew Ferguson (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Matt Gaetz (R); John Carter (R); Robert Aderholt (R); Kenny Marchant (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Tom Rice (R); Clay Higgins (R); Tim Walberg (R); Ron Wright (R); Lance Gooden (R); Greg Steube (R); William Timmons (R); Roger Marshall (R); Ross Spano (R); Tom Tiffany (R); Doug Lamborn (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 18% (78 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 3, 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 3, 2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 3, 2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 3, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 15 2019 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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