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HR 1297

Post by TACC » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:09 am

Anyone else heard of this bill that was just introduced, looks to be from a politician in Florida?

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https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-con ... -bill/1297
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Post by P5 Guy » Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:36 am

Law enforcement needs more protection? From who?

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Post by flcracker » Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:57 am

They are going after AR pistols.
A BILL
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of “firearm” under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. ARMOR-PIERCING, CONCEALABLE WEAPONS.

(a) In General.—Section 5845(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “and (8)” and inserting “; (8) an armor-piercing, concealable weapon; and (9)”.

(b) Armor-Piercing, Concealable Weapon.—Section 5845 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:


“(n) Armor-Piercing, Concealable Weapon.—The term ‘armor-piercing, concealable weapon’ means any weapon or device capable of being concealed on the person and from which can be discharged through the energy of an explosive any of the following rounds:

“(1) .450 Bushmaster.

“(2) 5.56mm (including the 5.56x45mm NATO and .223 Remington).

“(3) 7.62mm (including the 7.62x39mm, .308 Winchester, 7.62 NATO, 7.62x51mm NATO, .30 carbine, 7.62x33mm, or 300 AAC Blackout).

“(4) .50 BMG.

“(5) 5.7x28mm.

“(6) Any other round determined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to be capable of, when fired by such weapon or device, penetrating the standard body armor worn by law enforcement officers.”.

(c) Effective Date.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2) APPLICATION TO POSSESSION ON DATE OF ENACTMENT.—Notwithstanding paragraph (1), any person on the date of the enactment of this Act possessing a device described in section 5845(a)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended by this Act) shall, not later than the end of the 18th month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act, register such device with the Secretary of the Treasury and include with such registration the information required under section 5841(a) of such Code. Such registration shall become a part of the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record required to be maintained by such section.

SEC. 3. USE OF NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT TAXES.

Part I of subchapter B of chapter 53 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended redesignating section 5849 as section 5850 and by inserting after section 5847 the following new section:

“SEC. 5849. USE OF TAXES.

“To carry out the purposes of this chapter and to supplement appropriations otherwise made available for such purposes, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives may spend the amounts collected under subchapter A for fiscal years 2019 and thereafter.”.
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Post by TACC » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:30 pm

I thought so also
flcracker wrote:They are going after AR pistols.
A BILL
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of “firearm” under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. ARMOR-PIERCING, CONCEALABLE WEAPONS.

(a) In General.—Section 5845(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “and (8)” and inserting “; (8) an armor-piercing, concealable weapon; and (9)”.

(b) Armor-Piercing, Concealable Weapon.—Section 5845 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:


“(n) Armor-Piercing, Concealable Weapon.—The term ‘armor-piercing, concealable weapon’ means any weapon or device capable of being concealed on the person and from which can be discharged through the energy of an explosive any of the following rounds:

“(1) .450 Bushmaster.

“(2) 5.56mm (including the 5.56x45mm NATO and .223 Remington).

“(3) 7.62mm (including the 7.62x39mm, .308 Winchester, 7.62 NATO, 7.62x51mm NATO, .30 carbine, 7.62x33mm, or 300 AAC Blackout).

“(4) .50 BMG.

“(5) 5.7x28mm.

“(6) Any other round determined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to be capable of, when fired by such weapon or device, penetrating the standard body armor worn by law enforcement officers.”.

(c) Effective Date.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2) APPLICATION TO POSSESSION ON DATE OF ENACTMENT.—Notwithstanding paragraph (1), any person on the date of the enactment of this Act possessing a device described in section 5845(a)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended by this Act) shall, not later than the end of the 18th month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act, register such device with the Secretary of the Treasury and include with such registration the information required under section 5841(a) of such Code. Such registration shall become a part of the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record required to be maintained by such section.

SEC. 3. USE OF NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT TAXES.

Part I of subchapter B of chapter 53 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended redesignating section 5849 as section 5850 and by inserting after section 5847 the following new section:

“SEC. 5849. USE OF TAXES.

“To carry out the purposes of this chapter and to supplement appropriations otherwise made available for such purposes, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives may spend the amounts collected under subchapter A for fiscal years 2019 and thereafter.”.
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Post by Clyde621 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:49 pm

Not surprised, I hope the senate kills it but these days there is no way of knowing.

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Post by macattack321 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:13 am

I'd love to see a concealable .50 BMG pistol...

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Post by CaptBarty » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:06 am

macattack321 wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:13 am
I'd love to see a concealable .50 BMG pistol...
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