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S. 1872 (104th): A bill to amend section 922(x)(5) of title 18, United States Code, relating to the prohibition of possession of a handgun by a minor, to change the definition of minor from under 18 years of age to under 21 years of age.

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Paul Simon

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 1996
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Jun 13, 1996
104th Congress (1995–1996)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Jun 13, 1996

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S. 1872 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1872. This is the one from the 104th Congress.

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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