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Short Title(s) as Introduced

21st Century NICS Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To improve the national instant criminal background check system in order to search the National Data Exchange database when conducting criminal background checks.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/02/2021Introduced in House

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05/18/2021Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/02/2021Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/02/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary03/02/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security05/18/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/02/2021)

21st Century NICS Act

This bill modifies procedures for conducting firearms-related background checks through the national instant criminal background check system (NICS).

Specifically, it permits the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.