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Publication Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales, Midyear 2003

August 1, 2004    NCJ 203701

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 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 2002 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). Electronic only.

Part of the Survey of State Procedures Related to Firearm Sales Series

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