H.R.3799 - Hearing Protection Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 10/22/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/23/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3799 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/22/2015)
Hearing Protection Act of 2015
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate the $200 transfer tax on firearm silencers, and (2) treat any person who acquires or possesses a firearm silencer as meeting any registration or licensing requirements of the National Firearms Act with respect to such silencer. Any person who pays a tax on a silencer after October 22, 2015 may receive a refund of such tax.
The bill amends the federal criminal code to preempt state or local laws that tax or regulate firearm silencers.