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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB615

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2023

Subject: Public lands and natural resources

Description: To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from prohibiting the use of lead ammunition or tackle on certain Federal land or water under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Session: 118th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 21, 2023



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

37 sponsors: Robert Wittman (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R); Ann Wagner (R); Jack Bergman (R); Paul Gosar (R); Michael Guest (R); Richard Hudson (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Andy Biggs (R); Daniel Webster (R); Austin Scott (R); Troy Balderson (R); Tim Walberg (R); John Moolenaar (R); Pete Stauber (R); Mike Bost (R); Ralph Norman (R); Earl Carter (R); Chuck Edwards (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); Tom McClintock (R); Russ Fulcher (R); Matt Rosendale (R); Dan Crenshaw (R); Brad Finstad (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Ronny Jackson (R); Greg Murphy (R); Burgess Owens (R); Harriet Hageman (R); Barry Moore (R); Monica De La Cruz (R); John Rutherford (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Lauren Boebert (R); Byron Donalds (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (37 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 21, 2023 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries.
House Feb 13, 2023 Referred to the Subcommittee on Forestry.
House Jan 27, 2023 Introduced in House
House Jan 27, 2023 Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 12 2023 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: Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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