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.

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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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 654” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Feb 8, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
28 cosponsors (28D) (show)
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Votes

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