H.R. 4445 (100th): Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988

Introduced:

Apr 21, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Nov 10, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 10, 1988.

Law:

Pub.L. 100-649

Sponsor:

William Hughes
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain firearms especially useful to terrorists.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2180 (Related)
Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 12, 1988

H.R. 2845 (Related)
Terrorist Firearms Detection Act of 1987

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1987

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4445” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Apr 21, 1988
Reported by Committee
Apr 28, 1988
Passed House
May 10, 1988
Passed Senate with Changes
May 25, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 21, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 21, 1988
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 10, 1988

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (12D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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