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Title: Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 2002
Corporate Author: Regional Justice Information Service (REJIS)
United States of America
Date Published: 04/2003
Page Count: 96
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
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
   
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