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Suppressor Export Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Arms Export Control Act to provide that no regulation issued under section 38(a)(1) of that Act, and no policy or practice in implementing such a regulation, may prohibit the otherwise lawful export for sale or transfer of any firearm silencer, or any component, part, accessory or attachment for any firearm silencer, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
04/29/2016Introduced in House

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04/29/2016Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/29/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Foreign Affairs04/29/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/29/2016)

Suppressor Export Act

This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act to provide that a regulation or related implementing policy or practice regarding registration and licensing requirements for manufacturers, exporters, or importers of designated defense articles and defense services may not prohibit the otherwise lawful export for sale or transfer of any firearm silencer or component, if:

  • the item may be lawfully manufactured in the United States; and
  • the importing country has a lawful public or private use market for such item and is not listed as a country prohibited from receiving arms exports.