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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
Corporate Author: Regional Justice Information Service
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2000
Page Count: 85
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Contract Number: 95-RU-RX-K021
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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
   
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