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
Taxing gun ownership through excise taxes and monitored by the IRS. Proceeds are to fund gun buyback programs.
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
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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.
|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|
|Introduced||Feb 28 2013||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
There have not been any votes on this bill
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