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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB8051

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Assault Weapons Excise Act

Subject: Taxation

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an additional 1000 percent excise tax on the sale of large capacity ammunition feeding devices and semiautomatic assault weapons, and for other purposes.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Last Action Date: June 14, 2022



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'.

42 sponsors: Don Beyer (D); Anthony Brown (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Dwight Evans (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Betty McCollum (D); David Scott (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Sean Casten (D); Sara Jacobs (D); Tom Malinowski (D); Henry Johnson (D); Emanuel Cleaver (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Dina Titus (D); Steve Cohen (D); James Langevin (D); Kweisi Mfume (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Barbara Lee (D); Ted Lieu (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Katie Porter (D); Alma Adams (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Andre Carson (D); Lori Trahan (D); Julia Brownley (D); David Price (D); Marie Newman (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Grace Meng (D); Mondaire Jones (D); John Garamendi (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 10% (42 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 14, 2022 Introduced in House
House Jun 14, 2022 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 18 2022 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: Ways And Means

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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