Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended 29 U.S.C. (2) Section 4182(b) of such Code is amended by striking “firearms, pistols, revolvers, shells, and cartridges” and inserting “articles described in section 4181 and”. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to remove silencers from the definition of firearms, and for other purposes. 7. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Section 927 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: “Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, a law of a State or a political subdivision of a State that imposes a tax, other than a generally applicable sales or use tax, on making, transferring, using, possessing, or transporting a firearm silencer in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, or imposes a marking, recordkeeping or registration requirement with respect to such a firearm silencer, shall have no force or effect.”. In a Sept. 21 press conference, Florida far-right Governor Ron DeSantis launched a new attack against the continuing protests for Black lives with the announcement of a reactionary legislative bill, the âCombating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act.â The bill wouldâ¦ An act relating to hearing protection while hunting Detailed Status Regular Session 2019-2020 United States of America in Congress assembled. (e) In general.—Section 4181 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end of the list relating to “Articles taxable at 10 percent” the following: Array ), (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text. REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. [chamberOfAction] => House Donât expect this bill to go anywhere, even if Republicans win back the House and keep the Senate and White House in 2020. (1) in section 921(a), by striking paragraph (24) and inserting the following: “(24) (A) The terms ‘firearm silencer’ and ‘firearm muffler’ mean any device for silencing, muffling, or diminishing the report of a portable firearm, including the ‘keystone part’ of such a device. When the GOP held both houses, it never was passed, and now that Congress is split, it simply has no chance at all for serious consideration. Tony L Pierce April 3, 2020, 12:55 pm Even as I am a Furloughed American, I laughed my @$$ off at your comment! Sadly, this bill has never advanced through Congress, and in the present political climate will not. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts Health (116th Congress) The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The experience is similar to purchasing prescription eyeglasses, and in the end, patients may end up spending thousands of dollars, an expense not covered â¦ The Act contained a measure written by the Massachusetts Democrat specifically designed to provide greater public accessibility and affordability with over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. 6. Follow hearing protection requirements. ), Equal treatment of silencers and firearms, Preemption of certain state laws in relation to firearm silencers, Amendments to title 18, united states code, Imposition of tax on firearm silencers or firearm mufflers, Blog – In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress, House - 01/03/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (a) In general.—Section 4181 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end of the list relating to “Articles taxable at 10 percent” the following: “Firearm silencers or firearm mufflers.”. 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