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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB194

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Legislation Overview

Title: To require the Inspector General, Department of Justice, to submit a report to the Congress on the number of firearm transaction denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives for investigation, the number of prosecutions resulting from such investigations, and the number of firearms recovered by the Bureau in cases in which such a denial was issued after the firearm was transferred.

Subject: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: Retail and wholesale trades

Description: Requires the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Justice to report to Congress on the number of (1) firearm transfer denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation; (2) prosecutions resulting from such investigations; and (3) firearms recovered by the ATF in cases in which a denial was issued by the system after a firearm was transferred.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/194/all-info

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Michael Burgess (R); Don Bacon (R); Claudia Tenney (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 4, 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 5, 2021 Introduced in House
House Jan 5, 2021 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 2 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

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