To remove assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices from circulation, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 23, 2019
Length: 122 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 23, 2019
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H.R. 2959 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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