To restore certain authorities of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to administer the firearms laws, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on January 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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28 Cosponsors (28 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep Speier Looks to Make Significant Impact on Nations Gun Laws”
— Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on Feb 7, 2013
“Blumenauer Supports Legislation to Curb Gun Violence”
— Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014
“Rep Speier Introduces Gun TRAC Act to Restore Authority to ATF in Gun Crime Investigations”
— Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] (Sponsor) on Jan 31, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
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H.R. 431 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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