A bill to require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at events that provide a venue for the sale, offer for sale, transfer, or exchange of firearms, and to provide additional resources for gun crime enforcement.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: May 15, 2001
Length: 25 pages
May 15, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 15, 2001
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S. 890 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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