New Cosponsor — Sep 10, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA]
The bill now has 24 cosponsors (24 Democrats).
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Jan 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
Length: 126 pages
A bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2013
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 10, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 150 — 113th Congress: Assault Weapons Ban of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s150
“S. 150 — 113th Congress: Assault Weapons Ban of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s150>
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