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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2464

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Legislation Overview

Title: To amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove the exclusion of pistols, revolvers, and other firearms from the definition of "consumer product" in order to permit the issuance of safety standards for such articles by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Subject: Commerce: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Consumer Product Safety Commission: Firearms and explosives: Product safety and quality

Description: Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to remove from the definition of "consumer product" the exclusion for any article sold by a manufacturer, producer, or importer that would be subject to a firearms sales tax under the Internal Revenue Code for pistols, revolvers, and other firearms, including shells and cartridges, thereby permitting the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue safety standards for such articles.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Last Action Date: June 21, 2013



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13 sponsors: Robin Kelly; Brown, Corrine; Cartwright, Matt; Clarke, Yvette D.; Davis, Danny K.; Edwards, Donna F.; Jeffries, Hakeem S.; Kuster, Ann M.; Lee, Barbara; Meeks, Gregory W.; Payne, Donald, Jr.; Rush, Bobby L.; Scott, Robert C. "Bobby";

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (13 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
House Jun 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 25 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Energy And Commerce

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