HR 4240 : Thompson-King Fix NICS Bill (Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017)

Position: Support Status: House Committee on Judiciary

To ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process.


Introduced by Mike Thompson (D- CA5) on November 3, 2017 208 cosponsors (194 D, 14 R) Oregon cospsonors are: Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 11/06/2017 Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 11/07/2017 Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 11/13/2017 Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 12/11/2017 This bill is known as the Thompson-King Background Checks bill