Bill Text — Feb 21, 2013
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Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from California
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 4 pages
A bill to establish and clarify that Congress does not authorize persons convicted of dangerous crimes in foreign courts to freely possess firearms in the United States.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 261 — 113th Congress: No Firearms for Foreign Felons Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s261
“S. 261 — 113th Congress: No Firearms for Foreign Felons Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s261>
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