S. 257 (102nd): Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act
Jan 23, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 23, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Ohio
About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to require a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 1989
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1993
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