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Text of A bill to amend section 922(x)(5) of title 18, United States Code, relating to the prohibition of possession of a ...

...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.

This bill was introduced on June 13, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 13, 1996 (Introduced).

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S 1872 IS

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1872

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.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 13, 1996

Mr. SIMON introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


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.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT TO THE YOUTH HANDGUN SAFETY LAW.

    Section 922(x)(5) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking ‘18 years’ and inserting ‘21 years’.