H.R. 2361 (113th): Protecting Honest, Everyday Americans from Senseless And Needless Taxes (PHEASANT) Act of 2013


Jun 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Graves

Representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To limit the authority of States and local governments to impose new taxes, or to increase rates of existing taxes, payable with respect to the sale of certain firearms or ammunition or payable for background checks incident to sales of firearms or ammunition.

Summary (CRS)

6/13/2013--Introduced.Protecting Honest, Everyday Americans from Senseless And Needless Taxes (PHEASANT) Act of 2013 - Prohibits a state or local government from imposing a new tax, or increasing the rate of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2361”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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