S. 1317 (111th): Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2009

A bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or suspected dangerous terrorists.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2009
Length: 18 pages


Jun 22, 2009

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S. 1317 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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