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
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 6 pages
What legislators are saying
Mar 5, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2492 (115th).
Mar 26, 2019
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S. 875 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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