H.R. 437 (113th): Assault Weapons Ban of 2013

The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 bill prohibits the sale, manufacture, transfer and importation of 157 of the most commonly-owned military-style assault weapons. It bans an additional group of assault weapons that can accept a detachable ammunition magazine and have one or more military characteristics. In addition, the bill bans large-capacity magazines and other ammunition feeding devices that hold more than ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 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 29, 2013
Length: 123 pages

See Instead:

S. 150 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 14, 2013

History

Jan 29, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 437 (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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