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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1222

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

Subject: Public lands and natural resources: Firearms and explosives: Forests, forestry, trees: Land transfers: Land use and conservation: Outdoor recreation: Solid waste and recycling: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection

Description: Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill allows a state to use federal funds to cover a higher percentage of the costs for the construction and expansion of public target ranges. Specifically, a state may use specified federal grant funds to pay up to 90% of such costs (rather than 75%, as under current law). Additionally, amounts provided for these purposes shall remain available for five fiscal years (rather than two, as under current law).

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Became Public Law No: 116-17.

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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19 sponsors: Ron Kind (D); Rob Bishop (R); Duncan Hunter (R); Bryan Steil (R); Ted Budd (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Scott Tipton (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Mark Amodei (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); Don Young (R); John Moolenaar (R); Jeff Van Drew (D); Roger Williams (R); Jody Hice (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Ralph Abraham (R); David Kustoff (R); Richard Hudson (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (19 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 10, 2019 Became Public Law No: 116-17.
Senate May 10, 2019 Signed by President.
Senate May 2, 2019 Presented to President.
Senate Apr 30, 2019 Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2502)
Senate Apr 30, 2019 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
House Apr 29, 2019 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3288-3289)
House Apr 29, 2019 Mr. Van Drew moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
House Apr 29, 2019 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3288-3290)
House Apr 29, 2019 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1222.
House Apr 29, 2019 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Mar 6, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
House Feb 14, 2019 Introduced in House
House Feb 14, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Enrolled May 1 2019 federal link bill text
Engrossed Apr 30 2019 federal link bill text
Introduced Mar 1 2019 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time


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