H.R. 4269: Assault Weapons Ban of 2015

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 ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Dec 16, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Dec 16, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on December 16, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

David Cicilline

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2015
Length: 124 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Dec 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4269 is 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.

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