New Cosponsor — Apr 15, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. John McCain [R-AZ]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (7 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 6 pages
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.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 480 — 113th Congress: NICS Reporting Improvement Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s480
“S. 480 — 113th Congress: NICS Reporting Improvement Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s480>
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