H. R. 1558
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 14, 2011
Mr. Miller of Florida (for himself, Mr. Ross of Arkansas, Mr. Latta, Mr. Shuler, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Carter, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Cole, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Hunter, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Kline, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Posey, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Rehberg, Mr. Yoder, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Long, Mr. Crawford, and Mr. Duncan of South Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act.
This Act may be cited as the
Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational
Shooting Protection Act.
Modification of definition
Section 3(2)(B) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2602(2)(B)) is amended—
in clause (v), by
, and and inserting
, or any component of any
such article including, without limitation, shot, bullets and other
projectiles, propellants, and primers,;
in clause (vi) by
striking the period at the end and inserting
, and; and
by inserting after clause (vi) the following:
any sport fishing equipment (as such term is defined in subparagraph (a) of section 4162 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) the sale of which is subject to the tax imposed by section 4161(a) of such Code (determined without regard to any exemptions from such tax as provided by section 4162 or 4221 or any other provision of such Code), and sport fishing equipment components.