H.R. 6241 (112th): Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2012


Jul 31, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To require face to face purchases of ammunition, to require licensing of ammunition dealers, and to require reporting regarding bulk purchases of ammunition.

Summary (CRS)

7/31/2012--Introduced.Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers.Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 31, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6241”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


52 cosponsors (52D) (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. 142 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

S. 3458 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2012

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