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Brady Bill - Assault Weapons Ban - Crime Bill

Title

Brady Bill - Assault Weapons Ban - Crime Bill

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Description

This collection consists of material concerning three pieces of legislation: the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, the Brady Bill, and the Assault Weapons Ban. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, newspaper articles, reports, publications, drafts of speeches, lists, notes, papers, legal briefs, cables, and emails. These materials also include letters from President Clinton to members of Congress, constituents, and law enforcement organizations thanking them for their support in getting tough crime bills passed. The collection also contains substantive memos detailing the Congressional strategy and lists those wishing to witness the signing of these laws. Lastly, there are cables from overseas embassies assessing how foreign countries viewed the 1994 Omnibus Crime Bill and emails pertaining to the potential importation of banned assault weapons.

Creator(s)

White House Office of Records Management, Office of Cabinet Affairs, Office of Chief of Staff to the President, Council of Economic Advisors, Office of Counsel to the President, Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of the President, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of Legislative Affairs, Office of Political Affairs, President's Initiative for One America, Office of the Press Secretary, Office of Public Liaison, Office of Scheduling (1997-2001), Office of Speechwriting, Women's Initiative and Outreach, Automated Records Management System, Tape Restoration Project, National Security Council, NSC Cables, NSC Emails, NSC Records Management System

Extent:

866 files in 37 boxes

Identifier

2009-1305-F

Provenance:

Clinton Presidential Records: White House Office of Records Management | Clinton Presidential Records: White House Staff and Office Files | Clinton Presidential Records: Automated Records Management System | Clinton Presidential Records: Tape Restoration Project | Clinton Presidential Records: NSC Cable, Email, and Records Management System

Publisher:

William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum

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