The system in place is an ugly dog, but this doesn't read any better.
I read it and ID'd at least three ways it can be interpreted to be confiscatory.
Good bill, it gives veterans/heirs the chance to legally keep something of value that is otherwise illegal. Their option, to register or not.
From my cold and .............
This bill is a start on reforming the current system.
The NFRTR is a shambles, ATFE routinely commits perjury is support of the current flawed system rather than admit it's many problems.
Congress found it necessary to appropriate $100,000 for corrective efforts, but ATFE did not use the money as directed.
This bill provides an opening for additional relief, emphasizing relief for our veterans.
The only other means of relief is to force an general amnesty for all, which would be much more difficult to achieve, even though it is warranted.