H.R. 2324 (111th): Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009


May 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Castle

Representative for Delaware At Large



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Last Updated: May 7, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2009--Introduced.Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person:(1) has attained ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2324”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


113 cosponsors (110D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 96 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007

S. 843 (Related)
Gun Show Background Check Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

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