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H.R.2277: To eliminate the sporting purposes distinction in the gun laws.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Doug Collins, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 8 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and the federal criminal code distinguishing firearms used or suitable for sporting, recreational, or cultural purposes from firearms used generally.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means