H.R. 654 (109th): 50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Reduction Act

Introduced:

Feb 8, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” Moran Jr.

Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2005
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ban the transfer of 50 caliber sniper weapons, and otherwise regulate the weapons in the same manner as machine guns are regulated.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 8, 2005
 
Introduced

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4292 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2004

S. 935 (Related)
Fifty Caliber Sniper Weapons Regulation Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2005

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