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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1726

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2019

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

Description: Modifies federal bankruptcy law to allow an individual debtor to exempt from their bankruptcy estate one or more firearms up to a total maximum value of $3,000. The bill also specifies that such firearms are household goods that are not subject to liens in bankruptcy.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1726/all-info

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Chris Collins (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Robert Latta (R); Don Young (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (4 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 12, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
House Mar 13, 2019 Introduced in House
House Mar 13, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 29 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 Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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