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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2277

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Legislation Overview

Title: To eliminate the sporting purposes distinction in the gun laws.

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Historical and cultural resources: Sales and excise taxes: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and the federal criminal code distinguishing firearms used or suitable for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes from firearms used generally.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 15, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02277:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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9 sponsors: Collins, Doug; Bentivolio, Kerry L.; Bridenstine, Jim; Broun, Paul C.; Gosar, Paul A.; Johnson, Bill; Massie, Thomas; Stockman, Steve; Yoho, Ted S.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (9 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 6, 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 Jun 6, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
House Jun 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 10 2013 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: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

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