Title: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement officers: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation
Description: SHUSH Act Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code: (1) to remove silencers from the list of firearms subject to regulation under the National Firearms Act (NFA), and (2) to specify that a person who lawfully acquires or possesses a silencer under provisions of the federal criminal code meets the registration and licensing requirements of the NFA. Additionally, the bill amends the federal criminal code: to preempt state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers, to exclude a muffler or silencer from the list of firearms subject to regulation, to eliminate mandatory minimum prison terms for a crime of violence or drug trafficking offense in which a defendant uses or carries a firearm equipped with a silencer, and to permit active and retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed silencer.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Last Action Date: June 29, 2017
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Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 10% (10 of 100)
|Senate||Jun 29, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
|Introduced||Jul 18 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Finance
There have not been any votes on this bill
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