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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2406

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Legislation Overview

Title: SHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Advisory bodies: Africa: Agricultural practices and innovations: Animal protection and human-animal relationships: Army Corps of Engineers: Art, artists, authorship: Birds: Budget deficits and national debt: Canada: Crimes against animals and natural resources: Department of the Interior: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Endangered and threatened species: Firearms and explosives: Foreign aid and international relief: Forests, forestry, trees: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Government information and archives: Hazardous wastes and toxic substances: Hunting and fishing: International law and treaties: Lakes and rivers: Land transfers: Land use and conservation: Law enforcement officers: Licensing and registrations: Mammals: Materials: Museums, exhibitions, cultural centers: Outdoor recreation: Parks, recreation areas, trails: Solid waste and recycling: Television and film: Trade restrictions: User charges and fees: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection: Arizona: Great Lakes: Intergovernmental relations: Marine and coastal resources, fisheries: Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations: State and local government operations: Public lands and natural resources

Description: SHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act This bill revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act Components of firearms and ammunition and sport fishing equipment and its components (such as lead sinkers) are exempted from regulations of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act. The authority of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to regulate the use of ammunition and fishing tackle based on its lead content is limited. Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act is amended to: (1) increase the proportion of funding from the Act that states may use for acquiring land for public target ranges, and (2) delay by 10 years until 2026 the date after which interest from the wildlife conservation and restoration fund is available for apportionment. Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act of 2015 Interior must issue permits to allow a hunter to import polar bear parts (other than internal organs) if the bear was legally harvested in Canada from an approved population before the May 15, 2008, listing of the polar bear as threatened. Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2015 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may not prohibit individuals from possessing a firearm in public areas of a water resources development project. Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act Federal public land management officials must facilitate hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting on certain federal public land. Hunter and Farmer Protection Act The bill revises standards for determining what a baited area is for purposes of the prohibition on taking migratory game birds. The National Park Service (NPS) may not prohibit individuals from transporting bows and crossbows if certain requirements are met. The NPS may establish hunter access corridors. Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2015 This bill revises the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act to extend the authority provided to Interior under the Act. African Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act of 2015 This bill revises and reauthorizes the African Elephant Conservation Act through FY2020. This bill provides special rules to expand access to federal land and waterways for film crews of five people or fewer.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Last Action Date: March 1, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2406/all-info

Sponsors

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38 sponsors: Robert Wittman (R); Timothy Walz (D); Jeff Duncan (R); Gene Green (D); Brian Babin (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Paul Gosar (R); Scott Rigell (R); Tom Cole (R); John Kline (R); Robert Latta (R); Scott Tipton (R); Tim Huelskamp (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Collin Peterson (D); Mike D. Rogers (R); David Roe (R); Dan Benishek (R); Luke Messer (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Tim Walberg (R); John Carter (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Jody Hice (R); Pete Sessions (R); Tom Emmer (R); Candice Miller (R); Lynn Westmoreland (R); Tom McClintock (R); Chris Collins (R); Richard Nugent (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); David Valadao (R); Don Young (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Jeff Miller (R); Ron Kind (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (38 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 1, 2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Senate Feb 29, 2016 Received in the Senate.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.960 On agreeing to the Young (AK) amendment (A015) Agreed to by recorded vote: 236 - 169 (Roll no. 98).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.957 Amendment (A012) offered by Mr. Griffith. (consideration: CR H974-976, H986-987; text: CR H974)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Griffith amendment No. 12.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Griffith amendment No. 12, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.958 Amendment (A013) offered by Mr. Hardy. (consideration: CR H976-977; text: CR H976)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hardy amendment No. 13.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.958 On agreeing to the Hardy amendment (A013) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.959 Amendment (A014) offered by Mr. Ribble. (consideration: CR H977-980, H987-988; text: CR H977)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ribble amendment No. 14.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Ribble amendment No. 14, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.960 Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Young (AK). (consideration: CR H980-981, H988; text: CR H980)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 15.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Young(AK) amendment No. 15, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Dingell demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.961 Amendment (A016) offered by Mr. Huffman. (consideration: CR H981-983, H988-989; text: CR H981)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 16.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 16, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Huffman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.962 Amendment (A017) offered by Mr. Lowenthal. (consideration: CR H983; text: CR H983)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal amendment No. 17.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.962 By unanimous consent, the Lowenthal amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H983)
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.947 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 161 - 244 (Roll no. 92).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.948 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 159 - 242 (Roll no. 93).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.953 On agreeing to the Beyer amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 169 - 236 (Roll no. 94).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.954 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A009) Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 173 (Roll no. 95).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.957 On agreeing to the Griffith amendment (A012) Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 165 (Roll no. 96).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.959 On agreeing to the Ribble amendment (A014) Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 171 (Roll no. 97).
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.961 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment (A016) Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 227 (Roll no. 99).
House Feb 26, 2016 The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2406.
House Feb 26, 2016 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H989)
House Feb 26, 2016 The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H955-962)
House Feb 26, 2016 Mrs. Lawrence moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Natural Resources. (consideration: CR H989-990; text of motion: CR H989)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - The House the proceeded with 10 miunutes of debate on the Lawerence motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a new section at the end of the bill pertaining to Protecting Water Supply for Public Recreation and Safe Drinking.
House Feb 26, 2016 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H990)
House Feb 26, 2016 On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 165 - 238 (Roll no. 100).
House Feb 26, 2016 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 242 - 161 (Roll no. 101).
House Feb 26, 2016 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Feb 26, 2016 The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2406.
House Feb 26, 2016 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H955-991)
House Feb 26, 2016 The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.946 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Wittman. (consideration: CR H962-963; text: CR H962-963)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wittman amendment No. 1.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.946 On agreeing to the Wittman amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.947 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Beyer. (consideration: CR H963-965, H984; text: CR H964)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 2.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 2, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.948 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee. (consideration: CR H965-968, H984-985; text: CR H965)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 3.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.949 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Costa. (consideration: CR H968; text: CR H968)
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.949 Costa amendment (A004) modified by unanimous consent. (text as modified: CR H968)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Costa amendment No. 4, as modified.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.949 On agreeing to the Costa amendment (A004) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.950 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Smith (MO). (consideration: CR H968-969; text: CR H969)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 5.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.950 On agreeing to the Smith (MO) amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.951 Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Meng. (consideration: CR H969; text: CR H969)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Meng amendment No. 6.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.951 On agreeing to the Meng amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.952 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Huffman. (consideration: CR H969-970; text: CR H969)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Huffman amendment No. 7.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.952 On agreeing to the Huffman amendment (A007) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.953 Amendment (A008) offered by Mr. Beyer. (consideration: CR H970-971, H985-986; text: CR H970)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 8.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Beyer amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.954 Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Smith (MO). (consideration: CR H971-972, H986; text: CR H971)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 9.
House Feb 26, 2016 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Smith (MO) amendment No. 9, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Beyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.955 Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Newhouse. (consideration: CR H972-973; text: CR H972)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Newhouse amendment No. 10.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.955 On agreeing to the Newhouse amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.956 Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Fleming. (consideration: CR H973-974; text: CR H973)
House Feb 26, 2016 DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 619, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fleming amendment No. 11.
House Feb 26, 2016 H.Amdt.956 On agreeing to the Fleming amendment (A011) Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 25, 2016 GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2406.
House Feb 25, 2016 Mr. Wittman moved that the committee rise.
House Feb 25, 2016 On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
House Feb 25, 2016 Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2406 as unfinished business.
House Feb 25, 2016 Rule H. Res. 619 passed House.
House Feb 25, 2016 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 619. (consideration: CR H918-919)
House Feb 25, 2016 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2406 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill.
House Feb 25, 2016 House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 619 and Rule XVIII.
House Feb 25, 2016 The Speaker designated the Honorable Diane Black to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
House Feb 23, 2016 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 619 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2406 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources now printed in the bill.
House Dec 10, 2015 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
House Dec 10, 2015 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 114-377, Part I.
House Dec 10, 2015 Committee on Agriculture discharged.
House Dec 10, 2015 Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
House Dec 10, 2015 Committee on Transportation discharged.
House Dec 10, 2015 Committee on the Judiciary discharged.
House Oct 8, 2015 Subcommittee on Federal Lands Discharged.
House Oct 8, 2015 Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Discharged.
House Oct 8, 2015 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House Oct 8, 2015 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 15.
House Oct 7, 2015 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House Jun 16, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 10, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
House Jun 10, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
House Jun 8, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
House May 22, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
House May 20, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
House May 20, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
House May 19, 2015 Referred to House Natural Resources
House May 19, 2015 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
House May 19, 2015 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
House May 19, 2015 Referred to House Judiciary
House May 19, 2015 Introduced in House
House May 19, 2015 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, and 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 19, 2015 Referred to House Agriculture
Texts
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Introduced May 28 2015 federal link bill text
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