H.R. 5532: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

To amend the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 to provide notification to relevant law enforcement agencies in the event that a background check conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System determines that a person may not receive a firearm, and for other purposes.

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Jun 20, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 20, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 20, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


David Cicilline

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Length: 3 pages


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Jun 20, 2016

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