H.R. 5323 (108th): Child Protection and Home Safety Act of 2004

Introduced:
Oct 08, 2004 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ron Lewis
Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Oct 08, 2004
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 947 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 17, 2005

S. 2966 (Related)
Child Protection and Home Safety Act of 2004

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 08, 2004

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 8, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 08, 2004
Referred to Committee Oct 08, 2004
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a nonrefundable tax credit against income tax for individuals who purchase a residential safe storage device for the safe storage of firearms.

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Committees

House Ways and Means

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10/8/2004--Introduced.
Child Protection and Home Safety Act of 2004 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a nonrefundable tax credit for up to 25 percent of the cost of a qualified residential gun safe. Defines "qualified residential gun safe" as a container not intended for the display of firearms which is specifically designed to store or safeguard firearms from unauthorized access and which meets established performance standards. Limits the amount of such credit to $250.

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