Title: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2015
Subject: Congressional oversight: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2015 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: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: September 8, 2015
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6 sponsors: Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Henry Johnson (D); Steve Cohen (D); Michael Honda (D); Robin Kelly (D); Elijah Cummings (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (6 of 435)
|House||Sep 8, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jul 21, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Jul 21, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 23 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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