Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2013
Description: Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the excise tax on the sale of firearms by manufacturers, producers, or importers, to: (1) increase the rate of such tax to 20% on pistols, revolvers, and other firearms and on any lower frame or receiver for a firearm; and (2) impose a 50% tax on shells and cartridges. Exempts any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States from such tax. Allocates revenues from the increased excise tax under this Act for law enforcement and public safety grant programs, including programs for research on gun violence and its prevention. Increases the occupational tax on importers, manufacturers, and dealers in firearms and the transfer tax on firearms. Modifies the definition of "firearm" for excise tax purposes to include a semiautomatic pistol chambered for cartridges and configured with receivers commonly associated with rifles and capable of accepting detachable magazines.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: October 15, 2013
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2 sponsors: Davis, Danny K.; Pascrell, Bill, Jr.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|House||Oct 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Sep 13, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|House||Aug 22, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.|
|House||Aug 9, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|House||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|
|House||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, 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||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to House Education and the Workforce|
|House||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|House||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|
|House||Aug 2, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Introduced||Aug 22 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Education And The Workforce
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