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PA Bill Number: HB440

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and for ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and f ...

Last Action: Re-reported as committed

Last Action Date: Oct 20, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5949

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A bill removing the limits on how long government may retain background check information when searches yield no clarity. This means the government could potentially hold onto applicant information without obligation to purge even if there has been no criminal or disqualifying conduct by the applicant.

Legislation Overview

Title: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives

Description: National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Data Integrity Act of 2020 This bill modifies requirements governing the national instant criminal background check system (NICS). Specifically, it allows the NICS to retain records related to a firearms-related background check for as long as necessary to make a final determination of firearms eligibility. Additionally, it requires the NICS to query an additional database—the National Data Exchange—as part of a firearm-related background check.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5949/all-info

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6 sponsors: Jimmy Panetta (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Bradley Schneider (D); Jennifer Wexton (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 10 2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Feb 21 2020 Introduced in House
House Feb 21 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 24 2020 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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