H.R. 793 (104th): To eliminate the administrative authority to prohibit the possession or transfer of particular assault weapons.


Feb 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 2, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Baker

Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

2/2/1995--Introduced.Amends the Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act to remove from the definition of "semiautomatic assault weapon" the manufacture, transfer, or possession of which, with exceptions, is prohibited: ... Read more >

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Feb 2, 1995

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 793”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (17R, 2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 5033 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1994

H.R. 125 (Related)
Gun Crime Enforcement and Second Amendment Restoration Act of 1996

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 22, 1996

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