The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) recently praised the introduction of H.R. 1222 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Moreover, the bill, known as the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2019, attempts divert funds to enhance and create more public shooting opportunities. Representatives Ron Kind (D-Wisconsin) and Rob Bishop (R-Utah) introduced the bill.
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Pittman-Roberts & HR 1222
“This is crucial legislation that would provide state fish and game agencies more flexibility to use Pittman-Robertson excise taxes dollars raised from the sale of firearms and ammunition to enhance existing public shooting ranges and to build new ones to meet the growing need for additional places for target shooters to participate in their sport,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “Public shooting ranges provide hunters a place to sight in rifles and shotguns before hunting seasons, for people to take firearm safety and hunter education courses and, for recreational target shooters to enjoy their sport. NSSF thanks Congressmen Kind and Bishop for recognizing the critical need and providing solutions to benefit recreational shooters and conservation.”
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Source:: Tactical Life