H.R. 467 (101st): Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward Feighan

Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 1989
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 1990
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
152 cosponsors (131D, 21R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: May 8, 1991

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