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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB8741

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Industry Fairness Act

Subject: Taxation

Description: Imposes a 20% surtax on the total revenue of each semi-automatic assault weapon manufacturer or importer. The bill defines semi-automatic assault weapon to include a semiautomatic rifle that has a fixed ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than 15 rounds, semiautomatic pistols and shotguns, and other identified assault weapons. The bill establishes the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Trust Fund to hold tax revenues generated by this bill to carry out the Bureau of Justice Assistance Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative to prevent and reduce violent crime in communities.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.

Last Action Date: August 23, 2022

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/8741/all-info

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Carolyn Maloney (D); Eleanor Norton (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Aug 23, 2022 Introduced in House
House Aug 23, 2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
House Aug 23, 2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 26 2022 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: 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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