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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB5949

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives

Description: Modifies requirements governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it allows the NICS to retain records related to a firearms-related background check for as long as necessary to make a final determination of firearms eligibility. Additionally, it requires the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5949/all-info

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: Jimmy Panetta (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Jennifer Wexton (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (6 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 10, 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Feb 21, 2020 Introduced in House
House Feb 21, 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 24 2020 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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