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PA Bill Number: HB102

Title: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for eligibility for license.

Description: In hunting and furtaking licenses, further providing for eligibility for license. ...

Last Action: Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS

Last Action Date: Jan 27, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5289

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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 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.

Last Action Date: December 3, 2019

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

Sponsors

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23 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)

History
Chamber Date Action
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: Ways And Means

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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