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H.R.661: Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Barbara Lee, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 29 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Tiahrt Restrictions Repeal Act - Amends the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012, to repeal prohibitions on using appropriated funds: (1) to disclose contents of the Firearms Trace System database maintained by the National Trace Center of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) or any information required to be kept by firearms dealers except as specified in such Act; (2) to promulgate or implement any rule requiring a physical inventory of any firearms business; or (3) for any background check system that does not require the destruction of identifying information submitted for a transferee within 24 hours after the system advises a federal firearms licensee that the transferee's receipt of a firearm is not prohibited.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.