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Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 29th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 3 pages
To enhance criminal penalties for straw purchasers of firearms.
3/8/2012--Introduced.Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act - Amends the federal criminal code to provide for an additional sentence of two years' imprisonment for violating the prohibitions against making false statements or ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 404 (113th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4190”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4190 — 112th Congress: Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4190
“H.R. 4190 — 112th Congress: Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4190>
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