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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB8957

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2022

Subject: Taxation

Description: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase certain taxes related to firearms, and for other purposes.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: November 1, 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'.

24 sponsors: Danny Davis (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Gwen Moore (D); Dwight Evans (D); Linda Sanchez (D); Terri Sewell (D); Brian Higgins (D); Don Beyer (D); Juan Vargas (D); Katie Porter (D); Andre Carson (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Madeleine Dean (D); Jake Auchincloss (D); Anthony Brown (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Steve Cohen (D); Henry Johnson (D); Robin Kelly (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (24 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Nov 1, 2022 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Sep 23, 2022 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Sep 22, 2022 Introduced in House
House Sep 22, 2022 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, 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 Oct 5 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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