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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB405

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: LEAD Act of 2021 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2021

Subject: Public lands and natural resources: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Civil actions and liability: Department of the Interior: Firearms and explosives: Hazardous wastes and toxic substances: Hunting and fishing: Metals

Description: Directs the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Interior shall establish and annually update a list of nonlead ammunition. The prohibition shall not apply to (1) a government official or agent who is carrying out a statutory duty unrelated to the management of wildlife; (2) a state, local, tribal, or federal law enforcement officer, or the agent of such an officer, who is carrying out a statutory duty; or (3) an active member of the U.S. military who is carrying out official duties. A person that knowingly violates the prohibition may be assessed a civil penalty by Interior of (1) no more than $500 for the first violation, and (2) no less than $1,000 or more than $5,000 for a second or subsequent violation.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.

Last Action Date: February 18, 2021



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3 sponsors: Ted Lieu (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Jerrold Nadler (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 18, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
House Feb 18, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
House Jan 21, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jan 21, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 14 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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