Title: To prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from furnishing the name of any individual in a report to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System unless a Federal court has determined the individual to be mentally defective.
Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Mental health: Social security and elderly assistance: Social welfare
Description: To prohibit the Commissioner of Social Security from furnishing the name of any individual in a report to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System unless a Federal court has determined the individual to be mentally defective. This bill prohibits the Social Security Administration from providing to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) the name of any individual entitled to benefits, including any individual whose benefits are paid to a representative payee, unless a federal court has determined the individual to be mentally defective. (Current law prohibits the sale or transfer of a firearm to and the purchase or possession of a firearm by a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or committed to a mental institution.)
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
Last Action Date: July 23, 2015
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33 sponsors: Ralph Abraham (D); Dan Benishek (R); Walter Jones (R); Brian Babin (R); Eric Crawford (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); John Fleming (R); David Roe (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Michael Conaway (R); Richard Hanna (R); Richard Hudson (R); Don Young (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Garland Barr (R); Luke Messer (R); Pete Olson (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Keith Rothfus (R); Randy Weber (R); Peter Roskam (R); Will Hurd (R); Mo Brooks (R); Chris Collins (R); Austin Scott (R); Thomas Massie (R); Dan Newhouse (R); David Rouzer (R); Rick Allen (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Jim Bridenstine (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 8% (33 of 435)
|House||Jul 23, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.|
|House||Jul 21, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Jul 21, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
|Introduced||Jul 23 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Social Security
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