To prevent gun trafficking.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 4, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
118 Cosponsors (113 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Maloney applauds Supreme Court decision upholding federal law against straw gun purchases, says Congress should strengthen the penalties”
— Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Jun 16, 2014
“Blumenauer Supports Legislation to Curb Gun Violence”
— Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014
“Himes Statement on Supreme Courts Ruling to Uphold Federal 'Straw' Purchase Gun Law”
— Rep. James “Jim” Himes [D-CT4] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 16, 2014
Feb 4, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 9, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3455 (114th).
Mar 9, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1475 (115th).
H.R. 452 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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