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Posted: 9/9/2004 7:10:28 PM EST
or is it Monday night at midnite?? I'm confused, when exactly does that fucker expire?? And if this is a dupe you can kiss my ass!!
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:11:21 PM EST
Yes..that is correct.
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:12:59 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:13:21 PM EST
Hey not fair!!!
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:14:38 PM EST
Ask repub18--he'll tell you with a smile (asshat!)
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:19:40 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:20:56 PM EST
Thanks Aug, but could you be a little more exact..
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:40:30 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/9/2004 7:40:53 PM EST by Synister1]
Sunday night at midnight EST.
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:46:27 PM EST
As I understood it 10 years ago, the bill became law as soon as Clinton signed the bill and the ink dried. That was in the middle of the day. So if he signed it on 13 September 1994 at noon (hypothetically) wouldn't it expire on 13 September 2004 at 12:01PM?
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:50:00 PM EST

Originally Posted By Guth:
As I understood it 10 years ago, the bill became law as soon as Clinton signed the bill and the ink dried. That was in the middle of the day. So if he signed it on 13 September 1994 at noon (hypothetically) wouldn't it expire on 13 September 2004 at 12:01PM?


Actually, no. The sunset provision states the ban expires on the DATE that is 10 years after the date of enactment, not that it expires exactly 10 years from the moment it was signed. Only the date is significant.

--Mike

Link Posted: 9/9/2004 7:53:00 PM EST
What is this whole "ban" thing??
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 8:06:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/9/2004 8:07:05 PM EST by bull_8]
[Obi-Wan waving hand] This is not the ban you are seeking [/Obi-Wan waving hand]
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 8:07:23 PM EST
Either way if it expired at 1PM I dont see the ATF busting down your door at 11AM to get your rifle thats illegal for 2 more hours.
Link Posted: 9/9/2004 8:10:27 PM EST
I'm on Mountain Time so I believe I can assemble mine at 10:00 p.m. Good time to test out that new Phantom 5C1.
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