S.1660: SPORT Act

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Sponsor Kay Hagan, D-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sportsmen's and Public Outdoor Recreation Traditions Act or the SPORT Act - Title I: Regulatory Reforms - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration the following budget accounts: Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration, Sport Fish Restoration, and Wildlife Restoration.

Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to exclude from the definition of "chemical substance" for purposes of such Act: (1) any component of any pistol, revolver, firearm, shell, or cartridge the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax, including shot, bullets and other projectiles, propellants, and primers; and (2) any sport fishing equipment the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax and sport fishing equipment components.

Grants the Secretary of the Interior permanent authority to authorize any state to issue electronic duck stamps.

Sets forth state electronic duck stamp application requirements. (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 6, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.