To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat in the same manner as a machine gun any bump fire stock, or any other devices designed to accelerate substantially the rate of fire of a semiautomatic weapon.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 31, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 31, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Fitzpatrick Takes Leadership Role in Addressing Gun Violence, Community Safety”
— Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Feb 27, 2018
“Titus statement on gops inaction on bills to prevent gun violence”
— Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 1, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
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H.R. 4168 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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