A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to promote the safe use of guns and to reduce gun violence.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 1994
Length: 59 pages
Feb 28, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 28, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 28, 1994
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S. 1878 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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