H.R. 6685 (112th): PLEA Act

To protect the Nation's law enforcement officers by banning the Five-seveN Pistol and 5.7 x 28mm SS190, SS192, SS195LF, SS196, and SS197 cartridges, testing handguns and ammunition for capability to penetrate body armor, and prohibiting the manufacture, importation, sale, or purchase of such handguns or ammunition by civilians.

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Dec 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Dec 19, 2012

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H.R. 6685 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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