A bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or suspected dangerous terrorists.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015
Length: 18 pages
Feb 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 24, 2015
S. 551 (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.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 551 — 114th Congress: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s551
“S. 551 — 114th Congress: Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. March 21, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s551>
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