About the bill
Assault weapons were banned federally under the Bill Clinton administration, from 1994 to 2004, but have been legal federally ever since. (Although several states do ban the weapons.) H.R. 4269, the Assault Weapons Ban of 2015, was introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (R-RI1) last December about two weeks after the San Bernardino massacre. The bill would reinstate the federal ban from the 1990s.
With 134 Democratic cosponsors and zero Republican cosponsors, this has proven one of the most polarized bills in all of Congress, regardless of subject matter. Conservatives ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2015
Length: 124 pages
Dec 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 16, 2015
Feb 26, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5087.
H.R. 4269 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 4269 — 114th Congress: Assault Weapons Ban of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4269
“H.R. 4269 — 114th Congress: Assault Weapons Ban of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. March 19, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4269>
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