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  NCJ Number: NCJ 214645   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, 2005
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Regional Justice Information Service (REJIS)
United States of America
  Date Published: 11/2006
  Page Count: 98
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report provides an overview of the firearm check procedures in each State and State interaction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (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. Supplemental tables contain data on 2005 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) project, managed under the BJS National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP). This is a Web only document.
  Main Term(s): Background investigations ; Firearms
  Index Term(s): State-by-state analyses ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2005-RU-BX-K016
  Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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