S. 480 (113th): NICS Reporting Improvement Act of 2013


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lindsey Graham

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the effectiveness of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System by clarifying reporting requirements related to adjudications of mental incompetency, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.NICS Reporting Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends federal firearms provisions to define a person who has been adjudicated mentally incompetent or who has been committed to a psychiatric hospital ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 480”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7R, 2D) (show)
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