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

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require criminal background checks on all firearms transactions occurring at gun shows.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

Summary

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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History

Jan 3, 2013
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
47 cosponsors (47D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 591 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2011

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