S. 3264 (106th): Records Access Improvements Act of 2000

Oct 30, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Ashcroft
Senator from Missouri
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Oct 30, 2000
12 pages

This bill was introduced on October 30, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 30, 2000
Referred to Committee Oct 30, 2000
Full Title

A bill to ensure that individuals with histories of mental illness and other persons prohibited from owning or possessing firearms are stopped from buying firearms by requiring instant background checks prior to making a firearms purchase, and for other purposes.


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Records Access Improvements Act of 2000 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to reduce by ten percent each year, beginning with FY 2001, the total amount appropriated to each State from the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund until its chief executive officer certifies to the Attorney General that at least 95 percent of the records of persons prohibited from access to firearms in that State have been and continue to be provided to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to support implementation of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Includes as prohibited from firearms access persons who are:
(1) adjudicated as mental defectives or committed;
(2) under indictment for, or convicted of, a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year;
(3) fugitives from justice;
(4) unlawful users of or addicted to any controlled substance;
(5) subject to a domestic violence court restraining order; or
(6) convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.

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