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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2236

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Hearing Protection Act of 2015

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

Description: Hearing Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate the $200 transfer tax on firearm silencers, and (2) treat any person who acquires or possesses a firearm silencer as meeting any registration or licensing requirements of the National Firearms Act with respect to such silencer. Any person who pays a tax on a silencer after October 22, 2015 may receive a refund of such tax. The bill amends the federal criminal code to preempt state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: November 4, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/2236/all-info

Companion Bill: HB3799

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Mike Crapo (R); Mike Lee (R); Rand Paul (R); Jerry Moran (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 4% (4 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Nov 4, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 9 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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There have not been any votes on this bill

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