H.R. 142 (113th): Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2013

The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2013 would effectively ban the online or mail-order purchase of ammunition by requiring that transactions take place “face to face.”

The bill specifically includes four components:

  • It requires anyone selling ammunition to be a licensed dealer.
  • It requires ammunition buyers who are not licensed dealers to present photo identification at the time of ...

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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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Jan 3, 2013

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H.R. 142 (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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