H.R.57 - Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/12/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.57 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017
This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to submit a biannual report to Congress on the number of proposed firearm transfers where: (1) a licensed gun dealer submitted a background check through the National Instant Criminal History Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS failed to respond to the licensed gun dealer within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completed the transfer.
The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.