All Information (Except Text) for S.817 - Hearing Protection Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] (Introduced 03/14/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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|03/14/2019||Introduced in Senate|
03/14/2019 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|03/14/2019||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
Action By: Senate
03/14/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
|Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK]*||03/14/2019|
|Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]||03/25/2019|
|Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK]||03/28/2019|
|Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]||04/09/2019|
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|Senate Finance||03/14/2019||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (03/14/2019)
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.