A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
Length: 16 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
What legislators are saying
Mar 2, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 436 (112th).
Feb 25, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 12, 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.
May 16, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2934 (114th).
S. 374 (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. 374. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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