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Publication Presale Handgun Checks, 1996

Donald A. Manson, Darrell K. Gilliard, Bureau of Justice Statistics

September 4, 1997    NCJ 165704

Provides a national estimate of firearms purchasing applications, the number rejected, and the reasons for rejection. The project, conducted by the Regional Justice Information Service (REJIS) of St. Louis, Missouri, is an ongoing data collection effort focusing on the firearms check procedures in each State beginning January 1, 1996. The responses from 44 States summarized in this Bulletin are being used to develop statistics describing implementation of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.

Part of the Presale Handgun Checks Series

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