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


Jun 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 8, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-180


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

1/8/2008--Public Law.NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 - TitleI - Transmittal of RecordsSection101 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to:(1) authorize the Attorney General to obtain electronic versions ... Read more >


Jun 11, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 13, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 2007
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Jan 8, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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