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Mar 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 27 pages
A bill to ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale.
3/2/2011--Introduced.Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 - Amends the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NICS Act) to increase the amount of a state's allocation under the Edward Byrne Memorial ... Read more >
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Last Action: Mar 12, 2013
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Last Action: May 5, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 436 — 112th Congress: Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s436
“S. 436 — 112th Congress: Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s436>
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