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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Last Action Date: June 15, 2021
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16 sponsors: Mike Crapo (R); Joni Ernst (R); Kevin Cramer (R); James Risch (R); Jerry Moran (R); John Cornyn (R); Roger Marshall (R); John Boozman (R); Shelley Capito (R); James Lankford (R); Tom Cotton (R); Mike Braun (R); Tim Scott (R); James Inhofe (R); Thom Tillis (R); Steve Daines (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 16% (16 of 100)
|Senate||Jun 15, 2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
|Introduced||Jul 1 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Finance
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