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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5135

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Legislation Overview

Title: Suppressor Export Act

Subject: International affairs: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Firearms and explosives: Military assistance, sales, and agreements: Trade restrictions

Description: Suppressor Export Act This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act to provide that a regulation or related implementing policy or practice regarding registration and licensing requirements for manufacturers, exporters, or importers of designated defense articles and defense services may not prohibit the otherwise lawful export for sale or transfer of any firearm silencer or component, if: the item may be lawfully manufactured in the United States; and the importing country has a lawful public or private use market for such item and is not listed as a country prohibited from receiving arms exports.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: April 29, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5135/all-info


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22 sponsors: Chris Stewart (R); Tim Huelskamp (R); Ralph Abraham (D); Brian Babin (R); Rob Bishop (R); Jason Chaffetz (R); Paul Gosar (R); Matt Salmon (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Paul Cook (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Steve King (R); John Carter (R); Ryan Zinke (R); Chris Collins (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Ken Buck (R); Renee Ellmers (R); Tom Emmer (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Charles Boustany (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (22 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 29, 2016 Introduced in House
House Apr 29, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 9 2016 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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