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  NCJ Number: NCJ 179022   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 1999
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Regional Justice Information Service
United States of America
  Date Published: 03/2000
  Page Count: 85
  Annotation: This is an overview of the firearm check procedures in each of the States and their interaction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) operated by the FBI.
  Abstract: The report is a continuation of ongoing data collection efforts that focus on the number of applications received, the number rejected, the reason(s) for the rejection, and other processing information associated with each application to purchase a firearm. This is one of a series of reports published from the BJS Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) project, which is part of the BJS National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP). The purpose of this REJIS project is to develop statistics that describe procedures being followed in each of the States, to implement the Brady Act and other State legislation relating to presale firearm checks. Tables, notes
  Main Term(s): Statistics
  Index Term(s): Gun Control ; Laws and Statutes ; Firearms ; Federal regulations ; State-by-state analyses ; State regulations ; Citizen gun ownership ; Gun control legislation ; Illegal arms sales
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Contract Number: 95-RU-RX-K021
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  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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