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Titles (2)

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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove short-barreled rifles from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/08/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
04/23/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/08/2021Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/08/2021Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/08/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 02/08/2021
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]* 02/08/2021
Rep. Hinson, Ashley [R-IA-1] 03/08/2021

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means02/08/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary02/08/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security04/23/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/08/2021)

Home Defense and Competitive Shooting Act of 2021

This bill removes short-barreled rifles (barrels of less than 16 inches in length) from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also eliminates the prohibition on the transportation of such rifles in interstate commerce and treats persons who acquire or possess a short-barreled rifle as meeting the registration or licensing requirements for such rifle where such requirements are determined by reference to the National Firearms Act.

The bill preempts state or local laws that impose a tax or recordkeeping requirements on short-barreled rifles.

The Department of Justice must destroy records relating to the registration of  certain rifles within one year after the enactment of this bill.