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H.R.442 Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 09, 2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • 32% of users oppose H.R.442

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    32% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.442.
  • H.R.442 has been viewed 19,134 times

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On April 10, 2009, by ShadowSpirit - I am opposed to any form of registration, no matter how it's suger coated.

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      As noted by ShadowSpirit, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 10, 2009, "I am opposed to any form of registration, no matter how it's suger coated. "
    • On April 23, 2009, by thorvaldr - This bill lets veterans and their families register NFA weapons (machine guns, short barreled rifles, etc.) acquired overseas before 68. Right now, if you have an old war relic machine gun that is not registered you are committing a big federal felony. This doesn't create any new registration, NFA did that in 68. This just gives people the option to pay $200 to register their old war relic machine gun instead of keeping it illegally. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Firearms_Act

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      As noted by thorvaldr, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 23, 2009, "This bill lets veterans and their families register NFA weapons (machine guns, short barreled rifles, etc.) acquired overseas before 68. Right now, if you have an old war relic machine gun that is not registered you are committing a big federal felony. This doesn't create any new registration, NFA did that in 68. This just gives people the option to pay $200 to register their old war relic machine gun instead of keeping it illegally. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Firearms_Act"
    • On February 10, 2009, by hank - Protect war relics for our vets.

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      As noted by hank, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 10, 2009, "Protect war relics for our vets."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House Roll Call #442 Details - OpenCongress - June 16, 2011 by opencongress.org - Back to Main Bill Page. June 16, 2011 Roll call number 442 in the House. Question On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 41 to H R 2112. Ayes: 221 (Democrat: 131; Republican: 90). Nays: 198 (Democrat: 52; Republican: 146) ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on June 16, 2011, "Back to Main Bill Page. June 16, 2011 Roll call number 442 in the House. Question On Agreeing to the Amendment: Amendment 41 to H R 2112. Ayes: 221 (Democrat: 131; Republican: 90). Nays: 198 (Democrat: 52; Republican: 146) ..." (http://www.opencongress.org/vote/2011/h/442)
    • H.R.442: To amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to ... - January 23, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 23, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h442/show)
    • What's Next, Concentration Camps? - November 29, 2010 by An Asian American Perspective - And costing the US more than $1.25 billion after Reagan signed HR 442 to law Public Law 100-383. After that mess, you would assume the US would learn from its stupidity, brought upon 120000 Americans of Japanese ancestry by a Democratic ...

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      As noted by An Asian American Perspective on November 29, 2010, "And costing the US more than $1.25 billion after Reagan signed HR 442 to law Public Law 100-383. After that mess, you would assume the US would learn from its stupidity, brought upon 120000 Americans of Japanese ancestry by a Democratic ..." (http://timfromlosangeles.blogspot.com/2010/11/whats-next-concentration-camps.html)

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