H.R. 141 (113th): Gun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2013

H.R. 141 would regulate private firearm sales at gun shows, requiring operators to be registered and gun buyers to undergo a background check.

According to the bill, gun show operators must:

  • Be 21 years or older.
  • Not be prohibited from possessing a firearm under the Gun Control Act of 1968.
  • Register with the Attorney General.
  • Notify the Attorney General ...

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Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, 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: Jan 3, 2013
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Jan 3, 2013

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H.R. 141 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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