H.R. 993 (101st): Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1989

Introduced:

Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lawrence Smith

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain handguns which are unsuitable for lawful sporting purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 9, 1989
 
Introduced

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