S.2492 - NICS Denial Notification Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 03/05/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2492 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/05/2018)
NICS Denial Notification Act of 2018
This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report certain information to state and local law enforcement authorities following a determination, by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, that a prospective firearm purchaser is a prohibited person (i.e., a person who is barred from receiving or possessing a firearm).
DOJ must report annually on: (1) certain details regarding denied firearm purchases in each category of prohibited persons, and (2) the number of background check notices reported to states.