S. 257 (102nd): Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

Introduced:

Jan 23, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Howard Metzenbaum

Senator from Ohio

Democrat

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 23, 1991
 
Introduced

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