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Aug 21, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
This bill was introduced on August 21, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district
8/21/1974--Introduced.Increases the penalties for persons convicted of committing a felony with or while unlawfully carrying a firearm. (Amends 18 U.S.C. 924(c)). Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 16508”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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