Text: H.R.1518 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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117th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1518

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


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 2, 2021

Mr. Rice of South Carolina (for himself, Ms. Mace, Mr. Vicente Gonzalez 
   of Texas, and Mr. Kind) introduced the following bill; which was 
               referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


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

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``21st Century NICS Act''.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENT THAT THE NICS SYSTEM SEARCH THE NATIONAL DATA 
              EXCHANGE DATABASE IN CONDUCTING BACKGROUND CHECKS.

    Section 103(e)(1) of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (34 
U.S.C. 40901(e)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(L) Search of national data exchange database.--
                The system established under this section may search 
                the database of the National Data Exchange in 
                conducting a background check under this section.''.
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