TITLE

Legislative background

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Nov99, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on gun control measures enacted by the Congress in the United States. Amendments made to the Gun Control Act of 1968; Implications on gun manufacture, sale and possession; Implications of the Violent and Repeat Juvenile Offender Accountability Act; Internet sites on gun control information.
ACCESSION #
2488543

 

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