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H.R. 1025 (103rd): Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1025 (103rd) in the House.

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (Pub.L. 103–159, 107 Stat. 1536, enacted November 30, 1993), often referred to as the Brady Act or the Brady Bill, is an Act of the United States Congress that mandated federal background checks on firearm purchasers in the United States, and imposed a five-day waiting period on purchases, until the NICS system was implemented in 1998.

The original legislation was introduced into the House of Representatives by Representative Charles E. Schumer in March 1991, but was never brought to a vote. The bill was reintroduced by Rep. Schumer on February 22, 1993 and the final version was passed on November 11, 1993. It was signed into law by President Bill Clinton on November 30, 1993 and the law went into effect on February 28, 1994. The Act was named after James Brady, who was shot by John Hinckley Jr. during an attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Source: Wikipedia


Congress
103rd Congress
Date
Nov 10, 1993
Chamber
House
Number
#564
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

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Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 238
 
 
 
55%
184 54 0
  Nay 189
 
 
 
44%
69 119 1
Not Voting 6
 
 
 
1%
4 2 0
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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