Summary: H.R.155 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.155. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/03/2019)

Hearing Protection Act

This bill 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.