H.R. 2159 (111th): Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2009

Introduced:

Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2009
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of firearms or explosives licenses to a known or suspected dangerous terrorist.

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History

Apr 29, 2009
 
Introduced

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