H.R. 238 (113th): Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act


Jan 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Grace Meng

Representative for New York's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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States Code, to restrict the ability of a person whose Federal license to import, manufacture, or deal in firearms has been revoked, whose application to renew such a license has been denied, or who has received a license revocation or renewal denial notice, to transfer business inventory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.

Summary (CRS)

1/14/2013--Introduced.Fire Sale Loophole Closing Act - Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for:(1) anyone whose federal license to import, manufacture, or deal in firearms has been revoked, ... Read more >

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Jan 14, 2013

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H.R. 93 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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