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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4759

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: WORKS Act Withdrawing from Overburdensome Reviews and Keeping us Safe Act

Subject: Transportation and public works: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Army Corps of Engineers: Atmospheric science and weather: Child safety and welfare: Computer security and identity theft: Congressional oversight: Crime prevention: Department of Defense: Department of Transportation: Disaster relief and insurance: Elementary and secondary education: Emergency planning and evacuation: Environmental assessment, monitoring, research: Environmental regulatory procedures: Federal-Indian relations: Firearms and explosives: Fires: First responders and emergency personnel: Floods and storm protection: Government studies and investigations: Indian social and development programs: Infrastructure development: Licensing and registrations: Motor vehicles: Natural disasters: Parks, recreation areas, trails: Pedestrians and bicycling: Performance measurement: Regional and metropolitan planning: Roads and highways: State and local finance: State and local government operations: Terrorism: Transportation costs: Transportation programs funding: Transportation safety and security

Description: Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highways and bridges, emergency and disaster relief, firearms, and environmental reviews. Among other things, the bill authorizes emergency relief funds to be used to pay for projects to improve the resiliency of federal-aid highways and bridges, including to improve drainage; provides grants for local communities to develop disaster preparedness and disaster response plans that include the use of bicycles; establishes a competitive grant program to provide assistance to local government entities for bollard installation projects designed to prevent pedestrian injuries and acts of terrorism in areas utilized by large numbers of pedestrians; requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow an individual to possess a firearm in an area of a water resources development project if it is not prohibited by law; and directs the Department of Transportation to complete expedited environmental reviews of tribal transportation safety projects.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Last Action Date: October 18, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4759/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Kevin Hern (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Oct 18, 2019 Introduced in House
House Oct 18, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 29 2019 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: Transportation And Infrastructure

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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