Summary: H.R.5917 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5917. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/14/2020)

Gun Records Restoration and Preservation Act

This bill amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws.

Specifically, the bill removes provisions that

  • limit the use of firearms tracing data,
  • prohibit the imposition of a requirement that firearms dealers conduct a physical inventory, and
  • require national instant criminal background check records to be destroyed within 24 hours.