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H.R. 17735 (90th): An Act to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for better control of the interstate traffic in firearms

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA or GCA68) is a U.S. federal law that regulates the firearms industry and firearms owners. It primarily focuses on regulating interstate commerce in firearms by generally prohibiting interstate firearms transfers except among licensed manufacturers, dealers and importers.

The GCA was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on October 22, 1968, and is Title I of the U.S. federal firearms laws. The National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA) is Title II. Both GCA and NFA are enforced by the Bureau ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

90th Congress (1967–1968)

Status:

Enacted on Oct 22, 1968

Law:

Pub.L. 90-618

Source:

GPO GovInfo – United States Statutes at Large