S.66: Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

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Week Ending Rank
Feb. 3, 2019 6th
Jan. 20, 2019 6th
Jan. 13, 2019 7th

Bill Summary

Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 This bill makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt, pump, lever, or slide action; (2) permanently inoperable; (3) an antique; or (4) a rifle or shotgun specifically identified by make and model. The bill also...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S103-104)
Jan. 9
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 9
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S103-105)
Jan. 9

Introduced in the Senate by Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)

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