Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
To require background checks at gun shows, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 209 (106th).
A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2122”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2122 — 106th Congress: Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2122
“H.R. 2122 — 106th Congress: Mandatory Gun Show Background Check Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2122>
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