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PA Bill Number: HB2977

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft.

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, providing for civil liability of firearm owner for loss or theft. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Nov 30, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB793

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Taxing gun ownership through excise taxes and monitored by the IRS. Proceeds are to fund gun buyback programs.

Legislation Overview

Title: Firearm Safety and Buyback Grant Act of 2013

Subject: Crime prevention: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Sales and excise taxes: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Firearm Safety and Buyback Grant Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose upon the seller of any concealable firearm an excise tax equal to 10% of its retail sales price. Exempts sales to federal, state, or local governments. Makes any person who uses a concealable firearm prior to its first retail sale liable for such tax as if such person sold such firearm at retail. Directs the Attorney General to award grants to states, Indian tribal governments, and local governments for their law enforcement agencies to carry out anti-violence and gun safety campaigns and firearms buyback programs.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: April 8, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00793:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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27 sponsors: Sanchez, Linda T.; Bishop, Timothy H.; Cardenas, Tony; Clarke, Yvette D.; Clay, Wm. Lacy; DeLauro, Rosa L.; Edwards, Donna F.; Eshoo, Anna G.; Farr, Sam; Grijalva, Raul M.; Hahn, Janice; Hastings, Alcee L.; Lee, Barbara; Lowenthal, Alan S.; Maloney, Carolyn B.; Matsui, Doris O.; McGovern, James P.; Meeks, Gregory W.; Napolitano, Grace F.; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Pascrell, Bill, Jr.; Rangel, Charles B.; Roybal-Allard, Lucille; Rush, Bobby L.; Sires, Albio; Vargas, Juan; Wilson, Frederica S.

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 8 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
House Feb 15 2013 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 Feb 15 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
House Feb 15 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 28 2013 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, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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