To prohibit the possession or transfer of certain firearm accessories, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Susan Davis Joins in Re-Introducing Assault Weapons Ban”
— Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2018
Oct 4, 2017
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H.R. 3947 (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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