S. 35 (112th): Gun Show Background Check 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: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish background check procedures for gun shows.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Gun Show Background Check Act of 2011 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to require registration of gun show promoters and to set forth the responsibilities of promoters, ... 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. 35”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (16D) (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. 843 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

S. 22 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

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