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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB8461

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To amend the Arms Export Control Act relating to export licenses for firearm silencers.

Subject: International affairs: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Military assistance, sales, and agreements: Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents: Trade restrictions: Foreign aid and international relief

Description: Prohibits the President from approving or issuing a license to export firearm silencers unless the recipient end-user of the firearm silencers is the government of a foreign country or any person acting on behalf of such government.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: September 30, 2020



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1 sponsors: Jimmy Panetta (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Sep 30, 2020 Introduced in House
House Sep 30, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Oct 29 2020 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: Foreign Affairs

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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