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Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 2001

NCJ Number
192065
Date Published
April 2002
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
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 FBI.
Abstract

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 FBI. The report is the result of data collections that focus on the number of firearm purchase applications received, the number rejected, the reason(s) for the rejection, and other processing information. 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 Records Improvement Program (NCHIP).

Date Created: June 4, 2009