H.R. 322: Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

Introduced:
Jan 18, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 1505 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 17, 2013

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Sponsor
Jeff Miller
Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 18, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1505 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2013

H.R. 3197 (Related)
SHARE Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 18, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 18, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 18, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

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.

Summary

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Cosponsors
95 cosponsors (89R, 6D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Environment and the Economy

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1/18/2013--Introduced.
Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to exclude from the definition of "chemical substance" for purposes of such Act:
(1) any component of any pistol, revolver, firearm, shell, or cartridge the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax, including shot, bullets and other projectiles, propellants, and primers; and
(2) any sport fishing equipment the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax and sport fishing equipment components.

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