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

About the bill

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 10 rounds of ammunition.

The legislation bans the saletransfermanufacturing and importation of:

  • All semiautomatic rifles that can accept a detachable magazine and have at least one ...

Sponsor and status

Carolyn McCarthy

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2013
Length: 123 pages
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.

See Instead:

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

History

Jan 29, 2013
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

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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