Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2016
Subject: Congressional oversight: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government studies and investigations: Intergovernmental relations: Law enforcement administration and funding: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement
Description: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report certain information to state and local law enforcement authorities following a determination, by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, that a prospective firearm purchaser is a prohibited person (i.e., a person who is prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm). DOJ must report to Congress on the categories of prohibited persons who are most likely to engage in criminal activity.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: February 3, 2016
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13 sponsors: Mike Quigley (D); Patrick Meehan (R); Peter King (R); Bill Pascrell (D); Nita Lowey (D); Robert Dold (R); Tammy Duckworth (D); James Renacci (R); Michael Fitzpatrick (R); Kathleen Rice (D); Daniel Donovan; Leonard Lance (R); Eric Swalwell (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (13 of 435)
|House||Feb 3, 2016||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jan 5, 2016||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 5, 2016||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 7 2016||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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