To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2014
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 31, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 14, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 378 (114th).
H.R. 5344 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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