H.R. 3132 (99th): Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act of 1985


Jul 31, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 28, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 28, 1986.


Pub.L. 99-408


Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 28, 1986

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 44, of title 18, United States Code, to regulate the manufacture, importation, and sale of armor piercing ammunition, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/1986--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 104, roll call #28 (97-1)) Amends the Federal criminal code to define "armor-piercing ammunition as projectiles constructed from specified material ... Read more >


Jul 31, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 10, 1985
Reported by Committee

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Dec 17, 1985
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 6, 1986
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Aug 13, 1986
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 28, 1986
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3132”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


113 cosponsors (93D, 20R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 953 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1983

H.R. 4 (Related)
Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act of 1985

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1985

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