H.R. 4009 (114th): Flamethrowers? Really? Act

Most bills in Congress have long and technical names, ones that few people can memorize. The most famous bill of this decade, “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010,” became popularly known as simply “Obamacare.” That’s not a risk with H.R. 4009, the Flamethrowers? Really? Act.

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Overview

Introduced:

Nov 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015
Length: 4 pages

History

Nov 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 4009 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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