Arms Export Control Act

Arms Export Control Act of 1976

  • Title II of Pub.L. 94–329, 90 Stat. 729
  •  codified at 22 U.S.C. ch. 39
  •  H.R. 13680 legislation was passed by the 94th Congressional session
  • enacted into law by the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford
  • on June 30, 1976
  • requires international governments receiving weapons from the United States to use the armaments for legitimate self-defense
  •  places certain restrictions on American arms traders and manufacturers

Bill Wilson

Nov. 4, 1953

  • 1976 started shooting IPSC
    USPSA membership number is “CL-15”
  • 1977 started Wilson’s Gun Shop building 1911s in Berryville, Arkansas
    optimized pistols with aftermarket parts from noted gunsmiths
  • 1983 he was making his own parts
  • 1996 began building complete handguns
  • 1996 co-founder of the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)
    IDPA number is “CL-01.”
  • 2000 the company bought “Scattergun Technologies”
  • 2005 gave up formal competition
  • on Instagram (@wilsoncombat)

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