S.838 - Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act

A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act. as introduced.
  • Short: Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act as introduced.

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Jon Tester

D-MT

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Official Summary

Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to exclude from the definition of \"chemical substance\" for purposes of such Act: (1) any component of  any pistol, revolver, firearm, shell, or cartridge the sale of which is subjec

Official Summary

Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to exclude from the definition of \"chemical substance\" for purposes of such Act:
(1) any component of  any pistol, revolver, firearm, shell, or cartridge the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax, including shot, bullets and other projectiles, propellants, and primers; and
(2) any sport fishing equipment the sale of which is subject to federal excise tax and sport fishing equipment components.

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Organizations Supporting S.838

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • American Sportfishing Association
  • Safari Club International
  • National Rifle Association

Organizations Opposing S.838

  • American Bird Conservancy


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