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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: May 15, 2001
Length: 25 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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5 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)
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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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