H.R. 3382 (104th): Safe Streets Act of 1996


May 1, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dan Frisa

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 1, 1996
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About the bill

Full Title

To promote safe streets by preventing the further sale of illegal assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and to provide for mandatory prison terms for possessing, brandishing, or discharging a firearm during the commission of a Federal crime.

Summary (CRS)

5/1/1996--Introduced.Safe Streets Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal criminal code to repeal provisions making inapplicable prohibitions against the transfer of:(1) semiautomatic assault weapons otherwise lawfully possessed under Federal law ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 1, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3382”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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