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 in a previous Congress

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


John Cunningham III

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/15/1978--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

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May 15, 1978

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 903”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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H.J.Res. 848 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 1978

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