Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2015
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 7, 2015.
Jan 23, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
This bill was introduced on January 23, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Ohio
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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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 257 — 102nd Congress: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s257
“S. 257 — 102nd Congress: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s257>
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