Title: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2017
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 2017 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 barred from receiving or possessing a firearm). DOJ must report annually on: (1) certain details regarding denied firearm purchases in each category of prohibited persons, and (2) the number of background check notices reported to states.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 9, 2018
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28 sponsors: Mike Quigley (D); Patrick Meehan (R); Eric Swalwell (D); Peter King (R); Nita Lowey (D); James Renacci (R); Kathleen Rice (D); Daniel Donovan (R); Ryan Costello (R); Bill Pascrell (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Leonard Lance (R); Daniel Lipinski (D); Thomas MacArthur (R); Fred Upton (R); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Theodore Deutch (D); Gus Bilirakis (R); Elizabeth Esty (D); Susan Brooks (R); Peter Roskam (R); Thomas Suozzi (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Eliot Engel (D); Debbie Dingell (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Conor Lamb (D); John Faso (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 6% (28 of 435)
|House||Jan 9, 2018||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Nov 28, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Nov 28, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Nov 30 2017||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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