To amend title 18, United States Code, to require firearm assembly kits to be considered to be firearms.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“rep. adriano Espaillat statement following las vegas shooting”
— Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] (Sponsor) on Oct 2, 2017
“Reps. Brad Schneider and Adriano Espaillat Introduce Legislation to Close the Ghost Guns Loophole”
— Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2017
Mar 1, 2017
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Feb 14, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1266.
H.R. 1278 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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