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H Amdt 216 - 72 Hour Background Check Amendment - National Key Vote


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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (House) (193-235) - (Key vote)
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Title: 72 Hour Background Check Amendment

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that increases the time allotted for background checks from 24 to 72 hours.

  • Defines a gun show as an event that involves, or in some way affects, interstate commerce with at least 50 firearms for sale and 10 firearm vendors present.


Amendment - Introduced (House) -

Title: 72 Hour Background Check Amendment


  • Carolyn McCarthy (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
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