Brady Bill

(redirected from Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act)
US congressional legislation that required a person to wait 5 business days from the time of application to the purchase of a firearm
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Indeed, the Court has invalidated a number of federal laws on these grounds, including part of the Violence Against Women Act, the background-check provision of the Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act and provisions giving individuals the right to sue state governments for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
17 Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, "Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act, Questions and Answers," 21 January 1994.