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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB661

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Legislation Overview

Title: Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act

Subject: Business records: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Freedom of information: Retail and wholesale trades: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Department of Justice: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act - Amends the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012, to repeal prohibitions on using appropriated funds: (1) to disclose contents of the Firearms Trace System database maintained by the National Trace Center of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) or any information required to be kept by firearms dealers except as specified in such Act; (2) to promulgate or implement any rule requiring a physical inventory of any firearms business; or (3) for any background check system that does not require the destruction of identifying information submitted for a transferee within 24 hours after the system advises a federal firearms licensee that the transferee's receipt of a firearm is not prohibited.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.

Last Action Date: April 15, 2013



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'.

30 sponsors: Lee, Barbara; Cardenas, Tony; DeLauro, Rosa L.; Ellison, Keith; Farr, Sam; Fattah, Chaka; Grijalva, Raul M.; Holt, Rush D.; Honda, Michael M.; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Robin Kelly; Langevin, James R.; Levin, Sander M.; Lowey, Nita M.; McCollum, Betty; Moore, Gwen; Moran, James P.; Napolitano, Grace F.; Pingree, Chellie; Pocan, Mark; Price, David E.; Quigley, Mike; Roybal-Allard, Lucille; Rush, Bobby L.; Schakowsky, Janice D.; Schiff, Adam B.; Serrano, Jose E.; Speier, Jackie; Tierney, John F.; Tonko, Paul D.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 7% (30 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Feb 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 22 2013 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: Judiciary

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