H.R. 4320: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2016

To provide for the reporting to State and local law enforcement authorities of cases in which the national instant criminal background check system indicates that a firearm has been sought to be acquired by a prohibited person, so that authorities may pursue criminal charges under State law, and to ensure that the Department of Justice reports to Congress on charges brought and prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

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Jan 5, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jan 5, 2016

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Mike Quigley

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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Jan 5, 2016

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