Passed House — Oct 9, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 159 (Roll no. 549).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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.
1/23/1991--Introduced.Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act - Makes it unlawful for any licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to sell, deliver, or transfer a handgun to an unlicensed individual unless:(1) after the ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1236 (101st).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 414 (103rd).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 257”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/s257>
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