BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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Does the NICS maintain a database of medical records or information on an individual's mental health condition, diagnosis, or treatment?

No. Only records of court or other lawful authority findings or orders that the meet the above ATF definition, not medical records or other details underlying the findings or orders, are entered in the NICS Index. The records entered in the NICS Index include only a name and other biographic identifiers to identify a person in this category.

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