Title: Foreign National Firearms Background Check Enhancement Act
Description: Modifies the exceptions to a provision that generally prohibits a nonimmigrant visa holder from obtaining a firearm or ammunition. Current law provides certain exceptions to this prohibition against a nonimmigrant receiving a firearm or ammunition, such as for a nonimmigrant who has a U.S. hunting license. narrows the exceptions by, among other changes, requiring a nonimmigrant with a hunting license to get a waiver from the Department of Justice (DOJ) before receiving a firearm. The person transferring the firearm to a nonimmigrant visa holder must verify the validity of the waiver with DOJ.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: November 9, 2021
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (9 of 435)
|House||Nov 9, 2021||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||May 4, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||May 4, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 18 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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