Information Services Technology

Issue: NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007

Impact:

Legislation was approved to improve the automation and transmittal of criminal history disposition records related  persons disqualified from possessing or receiving firearms, convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, and “adjudicated mentally defective or committed to a mental institution” to Federal and State record repositories.

Position:

State court leaders support exchange of criminal history information within the criminal justice system and request federal funding to assist state courts to comply with the new federal requirements. (CCJ/COSCA Resolution 07-A-14)

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