H.J.Res. 903 (95th): A resolution disapproving proposed regulations of the Department of the Treasury requiring centralized governmental registration of firearms.

May 15, 1978 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Cunningham III
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 848 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 1978


This resolution was introduced on May 15, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 15, 1978
Referred to Committee May 15, 1978

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

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Declares (1) that the Department of the Treasury does not possess authority to implement certain proposed firearms transaction reporting regulations, (2) that such proposed additional recordkeeping requirements serve no useful purpose and are wasteful, and (3) that the Department must seek explicit congressional authorization before proposing any rules or regulations for centralizing records required under existing firearms law.

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