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116th Congress   }                                     {        Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 1st Session     }                                     {        116-14

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     PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 8) TO REQUIRE A 
      BACKGROUND CHECK FOR EVERY FIREARM SALE, AND PROVIDING FOR 
CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 1112) TO AMEND CHAPTER 44 OF TITLE 18, 
UNITED STATES CODE, TO STRENGTHEN THE BACKGROUND CHECK PROCEDURES TO BE 
FOLLOWED BEFORE A FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSEE MAY TRANSFER A FIREARM TO A 
                   PERSON WHO IS NOT SUCH A LICENSEE

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 February 25, 2019.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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    Mr. Raskin, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 145]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 145, by a record vote of 8 to 4, report the 
same to the House with the recommendation that the resolution 
be adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 8, the 
Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, under a structured 
rule. The resolution provides one hour of general debate on the 
bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The 
resolution waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The resolution makes in order as original text for 
purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute 
consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-5 and 
provides that it shall be considered as read. The resolution 
waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature 
of a substitute. The resolution makes in order only those 
amendments printed in Part A of this report. Each such 
amendment may be offered only in the order printed in this 
report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this 
report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the 
time specified in this report equally divided and controlled by 
the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to 
amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of 
the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The 
resolution waives all points of order against the amendments 
printed in part A of this report. The resolution provides one 
motion to recommit with or without instructions. Section 2 of 
the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1112, the 
Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019, under a structured 
rule. The resolution provides one hour of general debate on the 
bill equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking 
minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary. The 
resolution waives all points of order against consideration of 
the bill. The resolution provides that an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 116-6 shall be considered as adopted and the 
bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The resolution 
waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as 
amended. The resolution makes in order only those further 
amendments printed in Part B of this report. Each such 
amendment may be offered only in the order printed in this 
report, may be offered only by a Member designated in this 
report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the 
time specified in this report equally divided and controlled by 
the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to 
amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of 
the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole. The 
resolution waives all points of order against the amendments 
printed in part B of this report. The resolution provides for 
one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 8 includes a waiver of the following:
           Clause 3(d) of rule XIII, which requires the 
        inclusion of a committee cost estimate. A Congressional 
        Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate on H.R. 8 was not 
        available at the time the Committee on the Judiciary 
        filed its report.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendment in the nature of a substitute made in order as 
original text, the Committee is not aware of any points of 
order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments printed in part A of this report, the Committee 
is not aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic 
in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 1112 includes a waiver of the following:
           Clause 3(d) of rule XIII, which requires the 
        inclusion of a committee cost estimate. A CBO cost 
        estimate on H.R. 1112 was not available at the time the 
        Committee on the Judiciary filed its report.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
provisions in the bill, as amended, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments printed in part B of this report, the Committee 
is not aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic 
in nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 16

    Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make in 
order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #29, 
offered by Rep. Steube (FL) and Rep. Hurd (TX) and Rep. Buck 
(CO), which requires the national instant criminal background 
check system to notify the Immigration and Customs Enforcement 
Agency of the Department of Homeland Security whenever the 
information available to the system indicates that a person 
illegally or unlawfully in the United States may be attempting 
to receive a firearm.

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 17

    Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 1112 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #12, 
offered by Rep. Collins (GA), which allows an FFL who has 
contacted NICS to rely on information provided by NICS 
respecting a transfer for 60 days after the FFL's initial date 
of contact. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............    ................................
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 18

    Motion by Mr. Cole to amend the rule to H.R. 1112 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #14, 
offered by Rep. Roe (TN), which clarifies that a person shall 
not be considered to be ``adjudicated'' under Title 18 as a 
result of any determination by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs under any laws administered by the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs under Title 38. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............    ................................
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 19

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #16, 
offered by Rep. Palmer (AL), which ensures that state laws and 
regulations related to private party transfers are not pre-
empted by the bill. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............    ................................
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 20

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #21, 
offered by Rep. Gianforte (MT) and Rep. Hurd (TX), which 
clarifies that transferring firearms from a property owner to a 
ranch hand for the purposes of ranch activities such as 
predator and pest control, hunting, target practice, and for 
the use in safety courses is permitted. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............    ................................
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 21

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #6, 
offered by Rep. Burgess (TX), which requires the Department of 
Justice Inspector General to submit a report to Congress on the 
number of NICS denials referred for investigation, the number 
of prosecutions resulting from denial investigations, and the 
number of firearms recovered by ATF following delayed NICS 
denials. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 22

    Motion by Mr. Burgess to amend the rule to H.R. 1112 to 
make in order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment 
#3, offered by Rep. Brown (MD), #3, which requires the FBI to 
submit a report to Congress with recommendations on how to 
improve the FBI's public access line. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 23

    Motion by Rep. Lesko to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make in 
order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #28, 
offered by Rep. Scalise (LA), which allows the transfer of a 
firearm to a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, an 
individual protected under an order of protection issued by a 
court of law, a person with a valid concealed carry permit, a 
member of the Armed Forces who is on active duty, or an active 
duty or retired law enforcement officer. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 24

    Motion by Rep. Lesko to amend the rule to H.R. 8 to make in 
order and provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #11, 
offered by Rep. Lesko (AZ), allows for the transfer of a 
firearm to a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault who 
has an order of protection issued by a court. Defeated: 4-8

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Nay   Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 25

    Motion by Rep. Lesko to amend the rule to H.R. 1112 to make 
in order and provide the appropriate waivers to the following 
amendments: Amendment #12, offered by Rep. Lesko (AZ), which 
allows the transfer of firearms to individuals who have been 
admitted and are participants in the Global Entry Program; 
amendment #13 offered by Rep. Lesko (AZ), which allows the 
temporary transfer of firearms to individuals which take place 
solely on the property of the firearm owner; amendment #14 
offered by Rep. Lesko (AZ), which allows the transfer of 
firearms to individuals who have a valid state-issued permit to 
purchase or own a firearm; and amendment #20 offered by Rep. 
Lesko (AZ), which allows the transfer of firearms to 
individuals who have a security clearance. Defeated: 4-7

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................  ............  Mr. Cole..........................          Yea
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Nay   Mr. Woodall.......................          Yea
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Nay   Mr. Burgess.......................          Yea
Mr. Raskin......................................          Nay   Mrs. Lesko........................          Yea
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Nay
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Nay
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Nay
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 26

    Motion by Mr. Raskin to report the rule. Adopted: 8-4

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Hastings....................................          Yea   Mr. Cole..........................          Nay
Mrs. Torres.....................................          Yea   Mr. Woodall.......................          Nay
Mr. Perlmutter..................................          Yea   Mr. Burgess.......................          Nay
Mr. Raskin......................................          Yea   Mrs. Lesko........................          Nay
Ms. Scanlon.....................................          Yea
Mr. Morelle.....................................  ............
Ms. Shalala.....................................          Yea
Mr. DeSaulnier..................................          Yea
Mr. McGovern, Chairman..........................          Yea
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           SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS IN PART A MADE IN ORDER

     1. Lesko (AZ): Allows the transfer of firearms to 
individuals who participate in the TSA Pre-Check program of the 
Department of Homeland Security. (10 minutes)
     2. Dean (PA): Clarifies that the exemption from the 
background check requirement in instances of imminent threats 
of death or great bodily harm would apply to someone who is at 
risk of committing suicide. (10 minutes)
     3. Horn (OK), Murphy (FL): Clarifies that ``great bodily 
harm'' includes domestic violence, dating partner violence, 
sexual assault, stalking, and domestic abuse. (10 minutes)
     4. Van Drew (NJ), Brindisi (NY), Delgado (NY): Clarifies 
that the exception for gifts and loans of firearms between 
parents and their children applies to step-parents and step-
children. (10 minutes)

           SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS IN PART B MADE IN ORDER

     1. Rice, Tom (SC): Grants NICS examiners access to the 
National Data Exchange (N-DEx) when reviewing firearm 
transfers. (10 minutes)
     2. Schneider (IL), Jackson Lee (TX): Requires the FBI to 
report on the number of petitions it was not able to make a 
determination on within the 10-day period. (10 minutes)
     3. Levin, Andy (MI): Requires GAO to submit a report to 
the Committee on the Judiciary, US Senate, and the Committee on 
the Judiciary, House of Representatives analyzing the extent to 
which the new Section 922(t)(1)(B)(ii) of title 18, United 
States Code, added by H.R. 1112 prevents firearms from being 
transferred to prohibited persons. The report shall be issued 
90 days after the 1 year, 3 years, and 5 years following the 
date of implementation of the law. (10 minutes)
     4. Porter (CA), Moore (WI), Dean (PA), Fletcher (TX), 
Sherrill (NJ), Spanberger (VA), Underwood (IL), McBath (GA): 
Requires a report analyzing the impact of this Act on the 
safety of victims of domestic violence, domestic abuse, dating 
partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking. (10 minutes)
     5. Van Drew (NJ), Cunningham (SC): Allows an FFL who has 
contacted NICS, and who was not notified that the transfer is 
legally permissible within 3 business days of the initial date 
of contact, to rely on information provided by NICS respecting 
a transfer for 25 days after the transfer becomes legally 
permissible. (10 minutes)

                PART A--TEXT OF AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Lesko of Arizona or Her 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, line 17, strike ``or''.
  Page 4, line 15, strike the period and insert ``; or''.
  Page 4, after line 15, insert the following:
          ``(G) a transfer to a participant in the Pre-Check or 
        successor trusted traveler program of the Department of 
        Homeland Security.''.
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2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Dean of Pennsylvania or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, line 11, after ``harm,'' insert ``including harm to 
self, family, household members, or others,''.
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3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Horn of Oklahoma or Her 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, line 14, insert ``, including the harm of domestic 
violence, dating partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, 
and domestic abuse'' before the semicolon.
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4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Van Drew of New Jersey 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, line 3, after ``children,'' insert ``including step-
parents and their step-children''.
  Page 3, line 5, insert ``, if the transferor has no reason to 
believe that the transferee will use or intends to use the 
firearm in a crime or is prohibited from possessing firearms 
under State or Federal law'' before the semicolon.

                PART B--TEXT OF AMENDMENTS MADE IN ORDER

1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Rice of South Carolina 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, after line 23, insert the following:

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

  Section 922(t) of title 18, United States Code, a amended by 
section 2 of this Act, is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
  ``(8) The national instant criminal background check system 
established under section 103 of the Brady Handgun Violence 
Prevention Act shall search the database of the National Data 
Exchange in conducting a background check pursuant to this 
section.''.
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 2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Schneider of Illinois 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, after line 16, insert the following:

SEC. 3. REPORTS ON PETITIONS SUPPORTING FIREARM TRANSFERS NOT 
                    IMMEDIATELY APPROVED BY NICS SYSTEM, THAT WERE NOT 
                    RESPONDED TO IN A TIMELY MANNER.

  The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall 
make an annual report to the public on the number of petitions 
received by the national instant criminal background check 
system established under section 103 of the Brady Handgun 
Violence Prevention Act that were submitted pursuant to 
subclause (I) of section 922(t)(1)(B)(ii) of title 18, United 
States Code, with respect to which a determination was not made 
within the 10-day period referred to in subclause (II) of such 
section.
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 3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Levin of Michigan or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, after line 16, insert the following:

SEC. 3. GAO REPORTS.

  Within 90 days after the end of each of the 1-year, 3-year, 
and 5-year periods that begin with the effective date of this 
Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall prepare 
and submit to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of 
Representatives and the Committee on the Judiciary of the 
Senate a written report analyzing the extent to which, during 
the respective period, paragraphs (1)(B)(ii) and (7) of section 
922(t) of title 18, United States Code, have prevented firearms 
from being transferred to prohibited persons, which report 
shall include but not be limited to the following--
          (1) an assessment of the overall implementation of 
        such subsections, including a description of the 
        challenges faced in implementing such paragraphs; and
          (2) an aggregate description of firearm purchase 
        delays and denials, and an aggregate analysis of the 
        petitions submitted pursuant to such paragraph 
        (1)(B)(ii).
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4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Porter of California or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, after line 23, insert the following:

SEC. _. REPORT TO THE CONGRESS.

  Within 150 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, 
the Attorney General, in consultation with the National 
Resource Center on Domestic Violence and Firearms, shall submit 
to the Congress a report analyzing the effect, if any, of this 
Act on the safety of victims of domestic violence, domestic 
abuse, dating partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking, 
and whether any further amendments to the background check 
process, including amendments to the conditions that must be 
met under this Act for a firearm to be transferred when the 
system has not notified the licensee that such transfer would 
not violate subsection (g) or (n) of section 922 of title 18, 
United States Code, would likely result in a reduction in the 
risk of death or great bodily harm to victims of domestic 
violence, domestic abuse, dating partner violence, sexual 
assault, and stalking.
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5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Van Drew of New Jersey 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 3, line 16, strike the close quotation marks and the 
following period.
  Page 3, after line 16, insert the following:
  ``(8)(A) If, after 3 business days have elapsed since the 
licensee initially contacted the system about a firearm 
transaction, the system notifies the licensee that the receipt 
of a firearm by such other person would not violate subsection 
(g) or (n), the licensee may continue to rely on that 
notification for the longer of--
          ``(i) an additional 25 calendar days after the 
        licensee receives the notification; or
          ``(ii) 30 calendar days after the date of the initial 
        contact.
  ``(B) If such other person has met the requirements of 
paragraph (1)(B)(ii) before the system destroys the records 
related to the firearm transaction, the licensee may continue 
to rely on such other person having met the requirements for an 
additional 25 calendar days after the date such other person 
first met the requirements.''.
  Page 3, after line 23, insert the following:

SEC. _. EFFECTIVE DATE.

  This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take 
effect 210 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

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