Senate Bill 817
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Hearing Protection Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 14, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Latest Action
Mar 14, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
817
Congress
116
Policy Area
Taxation
Taxation
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of income, excise, property, inheritance, and employment taxes; tax administration and collection. Measures concerning state and local finance may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Idaho
Louisiana
Louisiana
Arkansas
Mississippi
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Hearing Protection Act

This bill removes silencers from the definition of firearms for purposes of the National Firearms Act. It also treats persons acquiring or possessing a firearm silencer as meeting any registration and licensing requirements of such Act.

The Department of Justice must destroy certain records relating to the registration, transfer, or making of a silencer.

The bill also revises the definition of firearm silencer and firearm muffler under the federal criminal code and includes such items in the 10% excise tax category.

Text (1)
March 14, 2019
Actions (2)
03/14/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
03/14/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 15, 2019 4:42:08 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 9:58:26 PM