H.R. 1312 (109th): Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2005


Mar 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the assault weapons ban, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/15/2005--Introduced.Assault Weapons Ban and Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2005 - Reinstates for ten years repealed criminal provisions regarding assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices (the assault weapons ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 15, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1312”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


94 cosponsors (94D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2038 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2003

H.R. 1022 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2007

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