To amend title 11 of the United States Code to include firearms in the types of property allowable under the alternative provision for exempting property from the estate.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2022
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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17 Cosponsors (17 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Jacobs Leads Colleagues in Legislation to Protect Second Amendment Rights”
— Rep. Chris Jacobs [R-NY27, 2020-2022] (Sponsor) on Apr 18, 2022
“Newhouse Stands Up for Second Amendment Rights”
— Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 19, 2022
“Mullin Upholds Commitment to Defending Second Amendment Rights”
— Sen. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2022
Apr 11, 2022
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H.R. 7493 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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