To require background checks at gun shows, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 1999
Length: 20 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Failed House on Jun 18, 1999
This bill failed in the House on June 18, 1999.
Jun 10, 1999
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 16, 1999
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 209 (106th).
Jun 18, 1999
A vote on the bill failed in the House. The bill is now dead.
H.R. 2122 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2122. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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