S. 34 (112th): Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2011


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2011 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 34”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (9D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1317 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2009

S. 34 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

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