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H.R. 1095: AR–15 National Gun Act

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But it would still be a federal crime to use the national gun to kill a bald eagle, the national bird.


The Star-Spangled Banner has been the national anthem since 1931. “In God we trust” has been the national motto since 1956The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa has been the national march since 1987.

GovTrack Insider has previously covered bills to create other official national symbols, proposals which have often become more partisan in recent years. A 2016 Republican bill would have designated English as the national language. A Democratic 2021 bill would have designated Lift Every Voice and Singnicknamed “the black national anthem,” as the national hymn. Neither passed.

Now comes a bill arguably more controversial than …

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Barry Moore

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2023
Length: 2 pages
Feb 17, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Feb 17, 2023

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 17, 2023. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


4 Cosponsors (4 Republicans)

13% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 17, 2023

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H.R. 1095 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1095. This is the one from the 118th Congress.

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