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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2469

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Modifies the treatment of silencers under federal statutes governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms. Specifically, it removes silencers from the list of firearms subject to regulation (i.e., registration and licensing requirements) under the National Firearms Act (NFA). Additionally, it excludes a muffler or silencer from the list of firearms subject to regulation (e.g., background check requirements) under the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). Finally, the bill does the following: preempts state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers, specifies that a person who lawfully acquires or possesses a silencer under provisions of the GCA meets the registration and licensing requirements of the NFA, eliminates mandatory minimum prison terms for a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense in which a defendant uses or carries a firearm equipped with a silencer or muffler, and permits active and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed silencer.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: 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.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/2469/all-info

Sponsors

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13 sponsors: Robert Good (R); Mo Brooks (R); Ted Budd (R); Yvette Herrell (R); Jody Hice (R); Paul Gosar (R); Ken Buck (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Lauren Boebert (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Warren Davidson (R); Dan Bishop (R); Mary Miller (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 13, 2021 Introduced in House
House Apr 13, 2021 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 Apr 13, 2021 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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 5 2021 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: Ways And Means

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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