Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
This bill was introduced on February 9, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain handguns which are unsuitable for lawful sporting purposes.
2/9/1989--Introduced.Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1989 - Amends the Federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to manufacture, assemble, transfer, or possess any handgun which the Secretary ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3978 (100th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1770 (102nd).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 993”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 18, 1988
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 1991
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 993 — 101st Congress: Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1989. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr993
“H.R. 993 — 101st Congress: Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr993>
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