H.R. 2709 (101st): Comprehensive Violent Crime Control Act of 1989


Jun 21, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Michel

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to make improvements in crimnial law and procedure, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/21/1989--Introduced.Comprehensive Violent Crime Control Act of 1989 - TitleI - Firearms and Related AmendmentsAmends the Federal criminal code to prohibit the transfer of firearms to non-residents of the State in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2709”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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