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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3018

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2013

Subject:

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

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN03018:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Davis, Danny K.; Pascrell, Bill, Jr.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
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
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 22 2013 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: Education And The Workforce

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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