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  NCJ Number: NCJ 198830   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 2002
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Regional Justice Information Service (REJIS)
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2003
  Page Count: 96
  Annotation: This document provides an overview of firearm check procedures in each State and State interaction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) operated by the FBI.
  Abstract: The report summarizes issues about State procedures, including persons prohibited from purchasing firearms, restoration of rights of purchase to prohibited persons, permits, prohibited firearms, waiting periods, fees, and appeals. Appendix tables contain data on 2001 applications to purchase firearms and rejections, as well as tabular presentations of State-by-State responses. This is one of a series of reports published from the BJS Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) project, managed under the BJS National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP).
  Main Term(s): Firearms identification ; Firearms
  Index Term(s): Gun Control ; Federal regulations ; Weapons identification ; Firearm tracing ; Illegal arms sales ; Assault weapons ; BJS grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America

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United States of America
  Type: Survey
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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