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PA Bill Number: HR604

Title: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

Description: Declaring gun violence a social epidemic that requires immediate action and condemning the National Rifle Association's increasingly extreme and ...

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Last Action Date: Nov 2, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB2591

this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Hunting and fishing: Land use and conservation: Outdoor recreation: Sales and excise taxes: State and local finance: Wildlife conservation and habitat protection

Description: Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make it one of the purposes of the Act to provide financial and technical assistance to the states for the promotion of hunting and recreational shooting. The bill also prescribes a formula for the allocation of funds apportioned to a state that may be used for any activity or project to recruit or retain hunters and recreational shooters. In addition to other uses authorized under this bill, amounts apportioned to the states from any taxes on pistols, revolvers, bows, and arrows may be used for hunter recruitment and recreational shooter recruitment. The funds apportioned to a state for wildlife restoration management may be used for related public relations. If a state has not used all of the tax revenues apportioned to it for firearm and bow hunter education and safety program grants, it may use its remaining apportioned funds for the enhancement of hunter recruitment and recreational shooter recruitment. Up to $5 million of the revenues covered into the wildlife restoration fund in the Treasury from any tax imposed for a fiscal year on the sale of certain bows, arrows, and archery equipment shall be available to the Department of the Interior exclusively for making hunter recruitment and recreational shooter recruitment grants that promote a national hunting and shooting sport recruitment program, including related communication and outreach activities.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Last Action Date: September 17, 2018

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/2591/all-info

Sponsors

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31 sponsors: Austin Scott (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Gene Green (D); Marc Veasey (D); Daniel Webster (R); Tom Cole (R); Tom Graves (R); Dennis Ross (R); John Rutherford (R); Thomas Rooney (R); Darin LaHood (R); Timothy Walz (D); Doug Collins (R); French Hill (R); Neal Dunn (R); Tim Walberg (R); Robert Wittman (R); Bill Flores (R); Greg Gianforte (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Eric Crawford (R); Jody Hice (R); Francis Rooney (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Ted Yoho (R); Liz Cheney (R); Paul Gosar (R); Roger Marshall (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Sep 17 2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
House Sep 12 2018 Mr. Gianforte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
House Sep 12 2018 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Sep 12 2018 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8133)
House Sep 12 2018 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2591.
House Sep 12 2018 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8133-8134)
House Aug 14 2018 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-899.
House Aug 14 2018 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 695.
House May 8 2018 Subcommittee on Federal Lands Discharged.
House May 8 2018 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
House May 8 2018 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House Feb 15 2018 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
House Jun 7 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
House May 22 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
House May 22 2017 Introduced in House
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 31 2017 federal bill text bill text
Introduced Aug 15 2018 federal bill text bill text
Engrossed Sep 13 2018 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Environment And Public Works

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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