H.R. 793 (113th): Firearm Safety and Buyback Grant Act of 2013


Feb 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Linda Sánchez

Representative for California's 38th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on concealable firearms and to require the Attorney General to establish a firearms buyback grant program.

Summary (CRS)

2/15/2013--Introduced.Firearm Safety and Buyback Grant Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose upon the seller of any concealable firearm an excise tax equal to 10% of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 15, 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. 793”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (26D) (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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