Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives
Description: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to submit a biannual report to Congress on the number of proposed firearm transfers where: (1) a licensed gun dealer submitted a background check through the National Instant Criminal History Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS failed to respond to the licensed gun dealer within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completed the transfer. The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 12, 2017
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2 sponsors: Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Steve Cohen (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|House||Jan 12, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jan 3, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 3, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 10 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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