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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB95

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Subject: Taxation: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation

Description: Removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definitions of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/95/all-info

Sponsors

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96 sponsors: Jeff Duncan (R); Andy Biggs (R); Michael Cloud (R); Gary Palmer (R); Bill Johnson (R); Jody Hice (R); Don Young (R); Charles Fleischmann (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); Mo Brooks (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Tom Rice (R); Tom Tiffany (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); William Timmons (R); Austin Scott (R); Jack Bergman (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Garland Barr (R); Marjorie Greene (R); Jim Jordan (R); James Comer (R); Paul Gosar (R); Drew Ferguson (R); John Joyce (R); Ken Buck (R); Greg Steube (R); Ted Budd (R); Randy Weber (R); Ralph Norman (R); Steve Womack (R); Roger Williams (R); Tom Emmer (R); David Kustoff (R); Scott Perry (R); Liz Cheney (R); Don Bacon (R); Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R); Diana Harshbarger (R); Robert Aderholt (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Mike Johnson (R); Frank Lucas (R); Ron Estes (R); Richard Hudson (R); Ben Cline (R); Dan Bishop (R); Andrew Clyde (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); John Carter (R); Adrian Smith (R); Kat Cammack (R); Ashley Hinson (R); Rick Allen (R); Greg Murphy (R); Tim Walberg (R); Jason Smith (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Sam Graves (R); Chris Stewart (R); Michelle Fischbach (R); Tim Burchett (R); Pete Stauber (R); August Pfluger (R); Joe Wilson (R); Bob Gibbs (R); David McKinley (R); Russ Fulcher (R); French Hill (R); Larry Bucshon (R); Pete Sessions (R); Robert Wittman (R); Tom McClintock (R); David Cawthorn (R); Daniel Webster (R); Yvette Herrell (R); Jeff Van Drew (R); Billy Long (R); Lauren Boebert (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Darrell Issa (R); Barry Loudermilk (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Gregory Pence (R); Fred Keller (R); Jacob Laturner (R); Andy Harris (R); John Curtis (R); Chip Roy (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Jerry Carl (R); Kelly Armstrong (R); Kevin Hern (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 22% (96 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 1, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 4, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jan 4, 2021 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 Jan 4, 2021 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 Jan 4, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 18 2021 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: 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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