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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1758

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Subject: Taxation: Criminal justice information and records: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local government operations: State and local taxation

Description: Removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act. The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles. The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: May 18, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1758/all-info

Companion Bill: HB933

Sponsors

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27 sponsors: Tracey Mann (R); Richard Hudson (R); Scott Perry (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Ted Budd (R); Don Young (R); Ronny Jackson (R); Jacob Laturner (R); Yvette Herrell (R); Greg Murphy (R); Ron Estes (R); Greg Steube (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Ralph Norman (R); Michael Guest (R); David Cawthorn (R); Mo Brooks (R); Daniel Webster (R); Fred Keller (R); Dan Bishop (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Randy Feenstra (R); Chip Roy (R); Andy Harris (R); Matt Rosendale (R); Robert Good (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (27 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 18, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Mar 10, 2021 Introduced in House
House Mar 10, 2021 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 Mar 10, 2021 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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2021 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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