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PA Bill Number: HB2856

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...

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Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022

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Proposed Federal Senate Legislation SB2050

this is an pro-gun bill   evalutation

Removing silencers from the National Firearms Act and having them treated as firearms purchases. Shouldn't be regulated at all but at least it's a start of returning to sanity.

Legislation Overview

Title: Hearing Protection Act

Subject: Taxation: Federal preemption: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Licensing and registrations: Sales and excise taxes: State and local taxation

Description: Removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act. The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer. The bill also revises the definitions of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/2050/all-info

Sponsors

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24 sponsors: Mike Crapo (R); Joni Ernst (R); Kevin Cramer (R); James Risch (R); Jerry Moran (R); John Cornyn (R); Roger Marshall (R); John Boozman (R); Shelley Capito (R); James Lankford (R); Tom Cotton (R); Mike Braun (R); Tim Scott (R); James Inhofe (R); Thom Tillis (R); Steve Daines (R); Dan Sullivan (R); Roger Wicker (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Cynthia Lummis (R); Bill Hagerty (R); Ted Cruz (R); Deb Fischer (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 15 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 1 2021 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: Finance

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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