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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2361

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Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Honest, Everyday Americans from Senseless And Needless Taxes (PHEASANT) Act of 2013

Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation

Description: Protecting Honest, Everyday Americans from Senseless And Needless Taxes (PHEASANT) Act of 2013 - Prohibits a state or local government from imposing a new tax, or increasing the rate of an existing tax: (1) on the sale of ammunition or firearms that have moved in or that otherwise affect interstate commerce, or (2) payable to conduct a background check incident to the sale of such ammunition or firearms.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

Last Action Date: July 15, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02361:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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11 sponsors: Graves, Sam; Alexander, Rodney; Blackburn, Marsha; Coble, Howard; Collins, Chris; Davis, Rodney; Fincher, Stephen Lee; Jenkins, Lynn; Palazzo, Steven M.; Smith, Jason; Wilson, Joe;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (11 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
House Jun 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 20 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

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