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 following information was adapted from Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) summary.
The legislation bans the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of:
- All semiautomatic rifles that can accept a detachable magazine and have at least one military feature (e.g. pistol grip, detachable stock, grenade launcher).
- All semiautomatic pistols that can accept a detachable magazine and have at least one military feature (e.g ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
Length: 126 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Jan 24, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 14, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 8, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2095 (115th).
Jan 9, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 66.
S. 150 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 150. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
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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