Title: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Congressional oversight: Criminal justice information and records: Disability and paralysis: Disability assistance: Firearms and explosives: Mental health: Poverty and welfare assistance: Social Security Administration: Crime and law enforcement
Description: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007. rule finalized by the Social Security Administration on December 19, 2016. The rule implements a plan to provide to the National Instant Criminal History Background Check System the name of an individual who meets certain criteria, including that benefit payments are made through a representative payee because the individual is determined to be mentally incapable of managing them. (Current law prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and purchase or possession by a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective.)
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S494-497)
Last Action Date: January 30, 2017
Companion Bill: HJR40
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33 sponsors: Chuck Grassley (R); Mitch McConnell (R); Mike Crapo (R); Mike Lee (R); John Cornyn (R); Rand Paul (R); John Barrasso (R); Richard Shelby (R); Lindsey Graham (R); James Lankford (R); Joni Ernst (R); Roy Blunt (R); Pat Roberts (R); John Boozman (R); Michael Enzi (R); Cory Gardner (R); Johnny Isakson (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Ben Sasse (R); Roger Wicker (R); Thad Cochran (R); James Inhofe (R); Dean Heller (R); David Perdue (R); Steve Daines (R); Jerry Moran (R); Orrin Hatch (R); John Kennedy (R); Tom Cotton (R); Joe Manchin (D); Lisa Murkowski (R); John Hoeven (R); Luther Strange (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 33% (33 of 100)
|Senate||Jan 30, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S494-497)|
|Introduced||Jan 31 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Finance
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