A bill to prohibit the possession and transfer of non-sporting handguns, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 1996
Length: 3 pages
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This bill was introduced on March 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 25, 1996
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S. 1640 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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