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  1. Introduced 2019-01-08
  2. Passed Senate
  3. Passed House
  4. Signed into Law

S 42

United States Senate Bill

Background Check Expansion Act, A bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.Crime and law enforcement; Crime prevention; Criminal justice information and records; Firearms and explosives; Licensing and registrations
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S. 42: Background Check Expansion Act - GovTrack, Apr 26, 2019 This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 8, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. The overall text of the bill ...

Conn. poll: McMahon pins Shays - Politico, Mar 22, 2012 She leads McMahon 49 percent to 39 percent in a head-to-head matchup, while Shays gets 43 percent to Bysiewicz’s 42 percent. “In general election matchups, Shays runs neck and neck with either Congressman Christopher Murphy or Susan Bysiewicz ...

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2019-01-08, Senatedate of introduction
2019-01-08, SenateIntroduced in Senate
2019-01-08, SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.