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Posted: 4/1/2006 5:25:30 PM EDT

109th CONGRESS

2d Session



S. 2460



To permit access to certain information in the Firearms Trace System database.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES


March 27, 2006
Mr. MENENDEZ introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


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A BILL

To permit access to certain information in the Firearms Trace System database.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. FIREARMS TRACE SYSTEM.

(a) In General- The Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public Law 109-108; 119 Stat. 2295) is amended in title I, under the heading `Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives', by striking `Provided further, That no funds appropriated under this or any other Act with respect to any fiscal year may be used to disclose part or all of the contents of the Firearms Trace System database' and all that follows through `section 921(a)(10) of such title):'.

(b) Access to Information- The Attorney General shall provide public access to the Crime Gun Trace Report (both nationally and for individual cities) from the Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative, which is generated using information in the Firearms Trace System database maintained by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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