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S. 191 (105th): A bill to throttle criminal use of guns.


Sponsor and status

Jesse Helms

Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 9, 1998
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 22, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 13, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 13, 1998.

Law
Pub.L. 105-386
Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (16 Republicans)

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History

Jan 22, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 6, 1997
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 13, 1997
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 9, 1998
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 15, 1998
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 1998
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 191 (105th) 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. 191. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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