To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to restrict the ability of a person whose Federal license to import, manufacture, or deal in firearms has been revoked, whose application to renew such a license has been denied, or who has received a license revocation or renewal denial notice, to transfer business inventory firearms, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
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Jan 14, 2013
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H.R. 238 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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