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    Nothing to worry about, eh? H.R. 226, and H.R.117 FE -full text and links

    Take a close look at the arms listed in H.R. 226,- not just ARs/AKs, but even Kel-Tec Subs, and Ruger Mini's ? Links to the Library of Congress URLS for each bill is below the text of them.

    Text: H.R.226 [113th]

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    Introduced in House (01/13/2013)




    [Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
    [From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
    [H.R. 226 Introduced in House (IH)]

    113th CONGRESS
    1st Session
    H. R. 226

    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against
    tax for surrendering to authorities certain assault weapons.


    __________________________________________________ _____________________


    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    January 14, 2013

    Ms. DeLauro (for herself and Mr. Grijalva) introduced the following
    bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

    __________________________________________________ _____________________

    A BILL



    To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against
    tax for surrendering to authorities certain assault weapons.

    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 ``Support Assault Firearms Elimination
    and Reduction for our Streets Act''.

    SEC. 2. ASSAULT WEAPON TURN-IN CREDIT.

    (a) In General.--Subpart A of part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1
    of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting before
    section 26 the following new section:

    ``SEC. 25E. ASSAULT WEAPON TURN-IN CREDIT.

    ``(a) Allowance of Credit.--
    ``(1) In general.--In the case of an individual who
    surrenders a specified assault weapon to the United States or a
    State or local government (or political subdivision thereof) as
    part of a Federal, State, or local public safety program to
    reduce the number of privately owned weapons, on the election
    of the taxpayer there shall be allowed as a credit against the
    tax imposed by this chapter an amount equal to $2,000.
    ``(2) Year credit allowed.--The amount of the credit under
    paragraph (1) shall be allowed \1/2\ for the taxable year
    during which the assault weapon was so surrendered and \1/2\ in
    the next taxable year.
    ``(b) Special Rules.--
    ``(1) Weapon must be lawfully possessed.--No credit shall
    be allowed under subsection (a) with respect to any specified
    assault weapon not lawfully possessed by the taxpayer at the
    time the weapon is surrendered.
    ``(2) Substantiation requirement.--No credit shall be
    allowed under subsection (a) for the surrender of any specified
    assault weapon unless the taxpayer substantiates the surrender
    by a contemporaneous written acknowledgment of the surrender by
    the Federal, State, or local governmental entity to which the
    weapon is surrendered.
    ``(3) Denial of double benefit.--The taxpayer may elect the
    application of this section with respect to only 1 weapon, and
    if such election is made for any taxable year, no deduction
    shall be allowed under any other provision of this chapter with
    respect to the surrender or contribution of the specified
    assault weapon.
    ``(c) Assault Weapon.--For purposes of this section--
    ``(1) In general.--The term `specified assault weapon'
    means any of the following:
    ``(A) The following rifles or copies or duplicates
    thereof:
    ``(i) AK, AKM, AKS, AK-47, AK-74, ARM,
    MAK90, Misr, NHM 90, NHM 91, SA 85, SA 93,
    VEPR,
    ``(ii) AR-10,
    ``(iii) AR-15, Bushmaster XM15, Armalite
    M15, or Olympic Arms PCR,
    ``(iv) AR70,
    ``(v) Calico Liberty,
    ``(vi) Dragunov SVD Sniper Rifle or
    Dragunov SVU,
    ``(vii) Fabrique National FN/FAL, FN/LAR,
    or FNC,
    ``(viii) Hi-Point Carbine,
    ``(ix) HK-91, HK-93, HK-94, or HK-PSG-1,
    ``(x) Kel-Tec Sub Rifle,
    ``(xi) M1 Carbine,
    ``(xii) Saiga,
    ``(xiii) SAR-8, SAR-4800,
    ``(xiv) SKS with detachable magazine,
    ``(xv) SLG 95,
    ``(xvi) SLR 95 or 96,
    ``(xvii) Steyr AUG,
    ``(xviii) Sturm, Ruger Mini-14,
    ``(xix) Tavor,
    ``(xx) Thompson 1927, Thompson M1, or
    Thompson 1927 Commando, or
    ``(xxi) Uzi, Galil and Uzi Sporter, Galil
    Sporter, or Galil Sniper Rifle (Galatz).
    ``(B) The following pistols or copies or duplicates
    thereof:
    ``(i) Calico M-110,
    ``(ii) MAC-10, MAC-11, or MPA3,
    ``(iii) Olympic Arms OA,
    ``(iv) TEC-9, TEC-DC9, TEC-22 Scorpion, or
    AB-10, or
    ``(v) Uzi.
    ``(C) The following shotguns or copies or
    duplicates thereof:
    ``(i) Armscor 30 BG,
    ``(ii) SPAS 12 or LAW 12,
    ``(iii) Striker 12, or
    ``(iv) Streetsweeper.
    ``(D) A semiautomatic rifle that has an ability to
    accept a detachable magazine, and that has--
    ``(i) a folding or telescoping stock,
    ``(ii) a threaded barrel,
    ``(iii) a pistol grip,
    ``(iv) a forward grip, or
    ``(v) a barrel shroud.
    ``(E)(i) Except as provided in clause (ii), a
    semiautomatic rifle that has a fixed magazine with the
    capacity to accept more than 10 rounds.
    ``(ii) Clause (i) shall not apply to an attached
    tubular device designed to accept, and capable of
    operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
    ``(F) A semiautomatic pistol that has the ability
    to accept a detachable magazine, and has--
    ``(i) a second pistol grip,
    ``(ii) a threaded barrel,
    ``(iii) a barrel shroud, or
    ``(iv) the capacity to accept a detachable
    magazine at a location outside of the pistol
    grip.
    ``(G) A semiautomatic pistol with a fixed magazine
    that has the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds.
    ``(H) A semiautomatic shotgun that has--
    ``(i) a folding or telescoping stock,
    ``(ii) a pistol grip,
    ``(iii) the ability to accept a detachable
    magazine, or
    ``(iv) a fixed magazine capacity of more
    than 5 rounds.
    ``(I) A shotgun with a revolving cylinder.
    ``(J) A frame or receiver that is identical to, or
    based substantially on the frame or receiver of, a
    firearm described in any of subparagraphs (A) through
    (I) or (L).
    ``(K) A conversion kit.
    ``(L) A semiautomatic rifle or shotgun originally
    designed for military or law enforcement use, or a
    firearm based on the design of such a firearm, that is
    not particularly suitable for sporting purposes, as
    determined by the Attorney General. In making the
    determination, there shall be a rebuttable presumption
    that a firearm procured for use by the United States
    military or any Federal law enforcement agency is not
    particularly suitable for sporting purposes, and a
    firearm shall not be determined to be particularly
    suitable for sporting purposes solely because the
    firearm is suitable for use in a sporting event.
    ``(2) Related definitions.--
    ``(A) Barrel shroud.--The term `barrel shroud'
    means a shroud that is attached to, or partially or
    completely encircles, the barrel of a firearm so that
    the shroud protects the user of the firearm from heat
    generated by the barrel, but does not include a slide
    that encloses the barrel, and does not include an
    extension of the stock along the bottom of the barrel
    which does not encircle or substantially encircle the
    barrel.
    ``(B) Conversion kit.--The term `conversion kit'
    means any part or combination of parts designed and
    intended for use in converting a firearm into a
    semiautomatic assault weapon, and any combination of
    parts from which a semiautomatic assault weapon can be
    assembled if the parts are in the possession or under
    the control of a person.
    ``(C) Detachable magazine.--The term `detachable
    magazine' means an ammunition feeding device that can
    readily be inserted into a firearm.
    ``(D) Fixed magazine.--The term `fixed magazine'
    means an ammunition feeding device contained in, or
    permanently attached to, a firearm.
    ``(E) Folding or telescoping stock.--The term
    `folding or telescoping stock' means a stock that
    folds, telescopes, or otherwise operates to reduce the
    length, size, or any other dimension, or otherwise
    enhances the concealability, of a firearm.
    ``(F) Forward grip.--The term `forward grip' means
    a grip located forward of the trigger that functions as
    a pistol grip.
    ``(G) Pistol grip.--The term `pistol grip' means a
    grip, a thumbhole stock, or any other characteristic
    that can function as a grip.
    ``(H) Threaded barrel.--The term `threaded barrel'
    means a feature or characteristic that is designed in
    such a manner to allow for the attachment of a firearm
    as defined in section 5845(a) of the National Firearms
    Act (26 U.S.C. 5845(a)).
    ``(d) Termination.--This section shall not apply with respect to
    any weapon surrendered during a taxable year beginning more than 2
    years after the date of the enactment of the Support Assault Firearms
    Elimination and Reduction for our Streets Act.''.
    (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections for subpart A of
    part IV of subchapter A of chapter 1 is amended by inserting before the
    item relating to section 26 the following new item:

    ``Sec. 25E. Assault weapon turn-in credit.''.
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this Act shall apply to
    taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.

    http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th-...-bill/226/text

    And a FEDERAL handgun registration bill - H.R. 117

    H.R.117 -- Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2013 (Introduced in House - IH)

    HR 117 IH

    113th CONGRESS

    1st Session

    H. R. 117

    To provide for the mandatory licensing and registration of handguns.

    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    January 3, 2013

    Mr. HOLT introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

    A BILL

    To provide for the mandatory licensing and registration of handguns.

    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 `Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2013'.

    SEC. 2. FEDERAL HANDGUN LICENSING AND REGISTRATION SYSTEM TO APPLY IN ANY STATE THAT DOES NOT HAVE A HANDGUN LICENSING AND REGISTRATION SYSTEM THAT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.

    (a) In General- Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `Sec. 932. Licensing and registration of handguns

    `(a)(1) The Attorney General of the United States shall establish a Federal system for the licensing and registration of all handguns owned, possessed, or controlled in the United States, which shall include a method for easily retrieving information sufficient to identify--

    `(A) each resident of a State to which this subsection applies who owns, possesses, or controls a handgun; and

    `(B) the handgun.

    `(2) It shall be unlawful for a person to own, possess, or control a handgun in a State to which this subsection applies unless the person--

    `(A) is licensed to do so by the system established pursuant to paragraph (1); and

    `(B) has registered the handgun with a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency.

    `(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply in a State if there is in effect a certification by the Attorney General of the United States that the State has in effect a system for the licensing and registration of handguns owned, possessed, or controlled in the State that--

    `(1) includes a method for easily retrieving information sufficient to identify--

    `(A) each resident of the State who owns, possesses, or controls a handgun in the State; and

    `(B) the handgun; and

    `(2) at a minimum, imposes criminal penalties on any person who owns, possesses, or controls a handgun in the State, and who--

    `(A) has not completed training in firearms safety;

    `(B) is not licensed by the State to possess a handgun; or

    `(C) has not registered the handgun with a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency.

    `(c) A certification under subsection (b) with respect to a State shall have no force or effect on or after the date the Attorney General finds, after an opportunity for a hearing on the record, that the State does not have in effect the system described in subsection (b).

    `(d) The Attorney General shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this section.'.

    (b) Penalties- Section 924(a) of such title is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `(7) Whoever knowingly violates section 931(a)(2) shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not less than 15 years, or both. The court shall not suspend a sentence of imprisonment imposed under this paragraph or impose a probationary sentence under this paragraph.'.

    (c) Clerical Amendment- The table of sections for such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `932. Licensing and registration of handguns.'.

    (d) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section shall apply to conduct engaged in after the 2-year period that begins with the date of the enactment of this Act.

    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.117.IH:

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    And, they sneak in a few others amidst all the day-to-day muck..

    H.R.138- Hi-cap magazine ban " `(30) The term `large capacity ammunition feeding device'--

    `(A) means a magazine, belt, drum, feed strip, or similar device that has a capacity of, or that can be readily restored or converted to accept, more than 10 rounds of ammunition; but

    `(B) does not include an attached tubular device designed to accept, and capable of operating only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.'."

    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.138.IH:

    H.R.141 -- Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2013 (Introduced in House - IH)
    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.141.IH:


    H.R. 142 - Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act -
    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.142.IH:

    H.R.236 -- Crackdown on Deadbeat Gun Dealers Act of 2013 (Introduced in House - IH)
    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.236.IH:

    H.R.137 -- Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013 (Introduced in House - IH)
    http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.137.IH:

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    If you notice, the lisence and registration of handguns also requires training and says one may be punished for not having the approved training and owns a handgun. So one more thing that they're trying to sneak in, mandatory training.

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