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H.R. 4477: Fix NICS Act of 2017

To enforce current law regarding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John Culberson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2017
Length: 24 pages
Introduced:

Nov 29, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Nov 29, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 29, 2017.

Prognosis:

56% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Nov 29, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 5, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4477 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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