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, and for other purposes.
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S. 649 (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.
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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Civic Impulse. (2017). S. 649 — 113th Congress: Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s649
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