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H.R. 509: ATF Elimination Act

To abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, transfer its functions relating to the Federal firearms, explosives, and arson laws, violent crime, and domestic terrorism to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and transfer its functions relating to the Federal alcohol and tobacco smuggling laws to the Drug Enforcement Administration, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 17 pages
Introduced:

Jan 12, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 12, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 12, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 509 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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