To impose strict controls on the importation, transfer, transportation, manufacture, possession, and ownership of handguns.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Aug 12, 1992
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 5890 (102nd) was a 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.
This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 5890 — 102nd Congress: Handgun Control Act of 1992. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr5890
“H.R. 5890 — 102nd Congress: Handgun Control Act of 1992.” www.GovTrack.us. 1992. July 18, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hr5890>
Handgun Control Act of 1992, H.R. 5890, 102nd Cong..
|title=H.R. 5890 (102nd)
|accessdate=July 18, 2019
|author=102nd Congress (1992)
|date=August 12, 1992
|quote=Handgun Control Act of 1992
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.