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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1883

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Legislation Overview

Title: Secure Firearms Act of 2013

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Income tax deductions: Taxation

Description: Secure Firearms Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individual taxpayers a deduction, up to $1,200 in any taxable year, for the cost of secure gun storage or safety devices for the securing of firearms. Defines "secure gun storage or safety device" as: (1) a device that, when installed on a firearm, is designed to prevent the firearm from being operated; or (2) a safe, gun safe, gun case, lock box, or other device used to store a firearm that can only be unlocked by a key, a combination, or other similar means. Terminates such deduction after 2014. Requires that an amount equal to all amounts allowed as a deduction by this Act be rescinded each year from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Assets Forfeiture Fund.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 14, 2013



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6 sponsors: Carter, John R.; Bishop, Rob; Cuellar, Henry; Peterson, Collin C.; Weber, Randy K. Sr.; Young, Don;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (6 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House May 8, 2013 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 May 8, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
House May 8, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Judiciary

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