H.R. 2640 (110th): NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jun 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Jan 8, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 8, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-180

Sponsor:

Carolyn McCarthy
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2008
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 297 (Related)
NICS Improvement Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2640” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Jun 11, 2007
Passed House
Jun 13, 2007
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 19, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Dec 19, 2007
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 8, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (14D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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