Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Forests, forestry, trees: Government liability: Land transfers: Land use and conservation: Outdoor recreation: Solid waste and recycling: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection: Public lands and natural resources
Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act - Amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to: (1) authorize a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of acquiring land for, expanding, or constructing a public target range; (2) authorize a state to elect to allocate 10% of a specified amount apportioned to it from the federal aid to wildlife restoration fund for such costs; (3) limit the federal share of such costs under such Act to 90%; and (4) require amounts provided for such costs under such Act to remain available for expenditure and obligation for five fiscal years. Shields the United States from any civil action or claim for money damages for injury to or loss of property, personal injury, or death caused by an activity occurring at a public target range that is funded by the federal government pursuant to such Act or located on federal land, except to the extent provided under the Federal Tort Claims Act with respect to the exercise or performance of a discretionary function. Urges the Chief of the Forest Service and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to cooperate with state and local authorities and other entities to carry out waste removal and other activities on any federal land used as a public target range to encourage its continued use for target practice or marksmanship training.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 178.
Last Action Date: October 22, 2013
Companion Bill: SB1212
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19 sponsors: Hunter, Duncan D.; Broun, Paul C.; Coble, Howard; Gosar, Paul A.; Hanna, Richard L.; Harris, Andy; Johnson, Bill; Kinzinger, Adam; LaMalfa, Doug; Latta, Robert E.; McIntyre, Mike; Palazzo, Steven M.; Peterson, Collin C.; Thompson, Bennie G.; Thompson, Mike; Walz, Timothy J.; Welch, Peter; Wittman, Robert J.; Young, Don;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (19 of 435)
|House||Oct 22, 2013||Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-250, Part I.|
|House||Oct 22, 2013||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 178.|
|House||Oct 22, 2013||Committee on Judiciary discharged.|
|House||Jul 31, 2013||Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.|
|House||Jul 31, 2013||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|House||Jul 31, 2013||Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.|
|House||Jul 25, 2013||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|House||Jul 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.|
|House||Jun 26, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.|
|House||Jun 20, 2013||Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 20, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|House||Jun 20, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|
|Introduced||Oct 22 2013||federal link||bill text|
|Introduced||Jun 25 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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