H.R. 3679 (107th): To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.


Feb 5, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Luis Gutiérrez

Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2002
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2/5/2002--Introduced.Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the possession or transfer of a junk gun (defined as a handgun that is not a sporting handgun and any combination ... Read more >

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Feb 5, 2002

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3679”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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H.R. 35 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1999

H.R. 965 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2013

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