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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021

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Official Title as Introduced

To require the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed after it is discovered that a firearm transfer has been made to a transferee who is ineligible to receive a firearm.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/04/2021Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
03/01/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/04/2021Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary01/04/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security03/01/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/04/2021)

Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2021

This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to report to Congress on the number of firearm transfers where (1) a licensed gun dealer submits a background check through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), (2) NICS fails to respond within three business days, and (3) the licensed gun dealer completes the transfer.

The FBI must also report on the procedures followed once the transferee is discovered to be ineligible.