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 Requires that an amount equal to all amounts allowed as a deduction by this Act be rescinded each year from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Assets Forfeiture Fund.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)
|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|
|Introduced||May 11 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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