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H.R.965: To prohibit the possession or transfer of junk guns, also known as Saturday Night Specials.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||crime and law enforcement|
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|Sponsor||Luis V. Gutiérrez, D-Ill.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||March 5, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 8, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the possession or transfer of a junk gun which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Exempts the continuous and otherwise lawful possession of such a gun that began before the effective date of this Act.
Defines "junk gun" to mean: (1) a handgun that is not a sporting handgun (i.e., a type of handgun generally recognized as particularly suitable for or readily adaptable to sporting purposes); and (2) any combination of parts from which such a handgun can be assembled.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 8, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.|
|March 5, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|