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 .. ...
Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY
Last Action Date: Sep 26, 2022
This legislation is a common sense measure to end the restriction on a hearing safety device that has suffered from media stereotypes.
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 definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Last Action Date: March 14, 2019
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18 sponsors: Mike Crapo (R); John Cornyn (R); Bill Cassidy (R); James Risch (R); John Boozman (R); Mike Rounds (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Deb Fischer (R); Jerry Moran (R); Thom Tillis (R); Dan Sullivan (R); Joni Ernst (R); James Inhofe (R); Pat Roberts (R); James Lankford (R); John Kennedy (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Kelly Loeffler (R)
|Senate||Mar 14 2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
|Introduced||Apr 1 2019||federal bill text||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Finance
There have not been any votes on this bill
Comments On This Bill
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