Saturday, May 21, 2011

What We're Up Against

There are a number of bills being introduced that will impact our sport. 

Take a minute to examine the following links then call your Congress critter and let your voices be heard!


H.R. 58 FIREARMS INTERSTATE COMMERCE REFORM ACT


Introduced 01/05/2011 by Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana.  Co-sponsors (112) including Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Rep. Scott DesJarlais and Rep. John. J. Duncan, Jr. of Tennessee
Action:  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on 01/05/2011.   Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on 01/24/2011.

H.R. 227 CHILD GUN SAFETY and GUN ACCESSPREVENTION ACT OF 2011


Introduced 01/07/2011 by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas.  Co-sponsors (0) None.
Action:  Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security 0n 01/24/2011.

H.R. 263 FIRE SALE LOOPHOLE CLOSING ACT


Introduced 01/12/2011 by Rep. Gary L. Ackerman of New York.  Co-sponsors (31) – none from Tennessee
Action:  Referred to House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on 02/07/2011.
  


Introduced 01/18/2011 by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy of New York.  Co-sponsors (107) include Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on 02/07/2011.
 
NOTES. 32 (same title as H.R. 308) is the companion bill in the U.S. Senate.  It was introduced 01/25/2011 by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey.  Co-sponsors (10), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on 01/25/2011.











NOTE: S. 35 (same title as H.R. 591) is the companion bill in the U.S. Senate.
Introduced by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New York 0n 01/25/2011.  Co-sponsors (6), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on 01/25/2011


Introduced by Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida on 02/18/2011.  Co-sponsors (227), including Representatives Diane Black, Marsha Blackburn, Steve Cohen, Scott DesJarlais, John J. Duncan, Jr., Charles J. “Chuck” Fleischmann, and David P. Roe of Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on 02/28/2011.
  

Introduced by Rep. Steve King of Iowa on 03/21/2011.  Co-sponsors (117), including Representatives Scott DesJarlais, John J. Duncan, Jr., and David P. Roe of Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security on 03/21/2011.

NOTE:  S. 835 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Reform and Firearms Modernization Act of 2011 is the companion Senate bill.

Introduced by Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho on 04/14/2011.  Co-sponsors (1)
Action:  Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on 04/14/2011.


Introduced by Rep. Tim Griffin of Arkansas on 03/17/2011.  Co-sponsors (33), including RepresentativesScott DesJarlais, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr., and Rep. David P. Roe from Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on 03/17/2011.


Introduced by Rep. Paul C. Broun of Georgia on 04/08/2011.  Co-sponsors (8), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs..


Introduced by Rep. Peter T. King of New York on 04/13/2011.  Co-sponsors (22), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on 04/13/2011.

NOTE:  S. 34 (same title as H.R. 1506) is the companion bill in the U.S. Senate
Introduced by Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New York on 01/25/2011.  Co-sponsors (10), none from Tennessee
Action:  Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on 01/25/2011.
  
H.R. 1552  PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE ACT

Introduced by Rep. Steve Israel of New York on 04/14/2011.  Co-sponsors (0).
Action:  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on 04/14/2011.

H.R.  1642 TRAFFICKING REDUCTION AND CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT (TRACE) ACT

Introduced by Rep. Mike Quigley of Illinois on 04/15/2011.  Co-sponsors (4), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary on 04/15/2011.

S. 436  FIX GUN CHECKS ACT OF 2011

Introduced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer, New York on 03/02/2011.  Co-sponsors (2), none from Tennessee.
Action:  Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.



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