Senate Joint Resolution 14
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 30, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 30, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 30, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
14
Congress
115
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the “Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 rule finalized by the Social Security Administration on December 19, 2016. The rule implements a plan to provide to the National Instant Criminal History Background Check System the name of an individual who meets certain criteria, including that benefit payments are made through a representative payee because the individual is determined to be mentally incapable of managing them. (Current law prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and purchase or possession by a person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective.)

Text (1)
January 30, 2017
Actions (2)
01/30/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S494-497)
01/30/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 31, 2017 5:23:11 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:38:20 PM