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H.R. 869 (116th): Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act

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To modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.

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Madeleine Dean

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jan 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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Rep. Madeleine Dean Will Host Jami Amo, Gun Safety Activist and Columbine Survivor, at State of the Union
    — Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA4] (Sponsor) on Feb 5, 2019

congressman joe Morelle takes action to ensure all guns are easily detectable by security systems
    — Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY25] on Jun 20, 2019

Rep. Madeleine Dean Introduces H.R. 869, The Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act
    — Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA4] (Sponsor) on Jan 31, 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

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H.R. 869 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 869. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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