US HB95 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 94-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-01 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Hearing Protection Act

Sponsors

Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]Rep. Michael Cloud [R-TX]Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL]
Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]Rep. Charles Fleischmann [R-TN]
Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL]Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]
Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC]Rep. Tom Tiffany [R-WI]Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]
Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]
Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA]Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]Rep. Marjorie Greene [R-GA]Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH]
Rep. James Comer [R-KY]Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]
Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC]Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]
Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]
Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA]Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Diana Harshbarger [R-TN]Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN]
Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA]Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC]
Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA]Rep. Dan Bishop [R-NC]Rep. Andrew Clyde [R-GA]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]
Rep. John Carter [R-TX]Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE]Rep. Kat Cammack [R-FL]Rep. Ashley Hinson [R-IA]
Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA]Rep. Greg Murphy [R-NC]Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI]Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]
Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Michelle Fischbach [R-MN]
Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. August Pfluger [R-TX]Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]
Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. Russ Fulcher [R-ID]Rep. French Hill [R-AR]
Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN]Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA]
Rep. David Cawthorn [R-NC]Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL]Rep. Yvette Herrell [R-NM]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [R-NJ]
Rep. Billy Long [R-MO]Rep. Lauren Boebert [R-CO]Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX]Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA]
Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]Rep. Gregory Pence [R-IN]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]
Rep. Jacob Laturner [R-KS]Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD]Rep. John Curtis [R-UT]Rep. Chip Roy [R-TX]
Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ]Rep. Jerry Carl [R-AL]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-01HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-01-04HouseReferred 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.
2021-01-04HouseReferred 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.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2050 (Related) 2021-06-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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