Issue: NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007
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.
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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