A bill to amend chapter 44 (relating to firearms) of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 10, 1986 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
7 Cosponsors (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 19, 1986
Mar 6, 1986
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 11, 1986
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 10, 1986
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 4332 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4332. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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