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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2050

  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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2021



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: 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); Dan Sullivan (R); Roger Wicker (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Cynthia Lummis (R); Bill Hagerty (R); Ted Cruz (R); Deb Fischer (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 24% (24 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 15, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 1 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Finance

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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