New Cosponsor — Feb 12, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. William “Mo” Cowan [D-MA, 2013-2013]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
Jan 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 29, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2013
Length: 22 pages
A bill to appropriately restrict sales of ammunition.
1/29/2013--Introduced.Ammunition Background Check Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit a licensed firearms dealer from transferring ammunition to any other person who is not ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 174 — 113th Congress: Ammunition Background Check Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s174
“S. 174 — 113th Congress: Ammunition Background Check Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s174>
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