H.R. 1558 (112th): 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.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Apr 14, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1558

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 14, 2011

(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

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act.

2.

Modification of definition

Section 3(2)(B) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2602(2)(B)) is amended—

(1)

in clause (v), by striking , and and inserting , or any component of any such article including, without limitation, shot, bullets and other projectiles, propellants, and primers,;

(2)

in clause (vi) by striking the period at the end and inserting , and; and

(3)

by inserting after clause (vi) the following:

(vii)

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.

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