H.R. 14280 (95th): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to prohibit the possession, sale, and manufacture of certain inexpensive handguns commonly used in crime.

Introduced:

Oct 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 10, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Newton Steers Jr.
Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district
Republican

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Gun Control Act of 1968 to define "handgun," "pistol," "revolver," "handgun model," and "minimum requirements for handguns".Defines "concealable handgun" to mean any handgun which is manufactured, assembled, produced, ...

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History

Introduced
Oct 10, 1978

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