To amend title 11 of the United States Code to include firearms in the types of property allowable under the alternative provision for exempting property from the estate.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2010
Length: 4 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
31 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
H.R. 5827 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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