To protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process.
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Mar 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2015
Length: 50 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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H.R. 1217 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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