To provide that silencers be treated the same as firearms accessories.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 29, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman King and Senator Lee Introduce Pro-Second Amendment Silencers Help Us Save Hearing Act”
— Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] (Sponsor) on Jul 11, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
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H.R. 3139 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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