proposed laws

PA Bill Number: HB440

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and for ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and f ...

Last Action: Re-reported as committed

Last Action Date: Oct 20, 2020

more >>

upcoming events

US General Election - 11/3/2020
United States of America 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC


FOAC Monthly Meeting - 11/8/2020
South Fayette Township Municipal Bldg. 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan, PA


FOAC Annual Meeting and Holiday Party - 12/13/2020
Al's Cafe Bethel Park 440 McMurray Rd, Bethel Park, PA

More events

decrease font size   increase font size

Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5289

this is an pro-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would amend federal law to remove short-barrelled rifles from the NFA Taxing scheme that requires a $200 tax stamp to purchase and possess.

Legislation Overview

Title: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2019

Subject: Taxation: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations

Description: Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2019 This bill 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: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5289/all-info

Sponsors

Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

26 sponsors: Roger Marshall (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Don Young (R); Austin Scott (R); Greg Steube (R); Ted Budd (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Steve Watkins (R); Brian Babin (R); Paul Gosar (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Ted Yoho (R); Mark Meadows (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Jody Hice (R); Ron Estes (R); Richard Hudson (R); Denver Riggleman (R); Andy Harris (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Mike Johnson (R); Andy Biggs (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Bradley Byrne (R); Kevin Hern (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jan 30 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Dec 3 2019 Introduced in House
House Dec 3 2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Dec 3 2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 10 2019 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: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

Tag(s)
Comments On This Bill

We want you to speak your mind but please keep your comments 'family friendly'.