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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB803

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

Subject: Taxation: Criminal justice information and records: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local government operations: State and local taxation

Description: Removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act. The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles. The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 17, 2021


Companion Bill: HB933


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6 sponsors: Roger Marshall (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Mike Braun (R); Josh Hawley (R); John Kennedy (R); John Boozman (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (6 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 17, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 8 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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