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S. 2492: NICS Denial Notification Act of 2018

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A bill 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 prosecutions secured against prohibited persons who attempt to acquire a firearm.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Mar 5, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Mar 5, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 5, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 5, 2018
 
Introduced

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S. 2492 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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