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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB4471

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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



Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

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)

Chamber Date Action
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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 30 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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