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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5666

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Stop Taxing the Second Amendment Act of 2016

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation

Description: Stop Taxing the Second Amendment Act of 2016 This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a tax on a firearm or ammunition sale that affects interstate commerce. Additionally, it prohibits a state or local government from imposing a new tax or increasing an existing tax on a background check incident to a firearm or ammunition sale.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

Last Action Date: July 20, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/5666/all-info

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Sam Graves (R); Mo Brooks (R); Jeff Miller (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); David Rouzer (R); Dan Newhouse (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (7 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 20, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
House Jul 7, 2016 Introduced in House
House Jul 7, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 12 2016 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: Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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