H.R. 3018 (104th): Handgun Control Act of 1996

Introduced:

Mar 5, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Sidney Yates

Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 5, 1996
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the importation, manufacture, sale, purchase, transfer, receipt, or transportation of handguns in any manner affecting interstate or foreign commerce, except for or by members of the Armed Forces, law enforcement officials, and, as authorized by the Secretary of the Treasury, licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers, and pistol clubs.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 5, 1996
 
Introduced

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