FBI NICS information 63
The FBI background check system (NICS) is a federal system for finding out the eligibility to get a firearm inside the United States of America.
Prohibitions apply to any person who:
- Has been convicted in a court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year - Is under indictment for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding 365 days - Is a fugitive from justice - Is an unlawful user of or enslaved by any controlled substance - Has been adjudicated as being a mental defective or committed to a mental institution - Is illegally or unlawfully in the United States - Has been discharged from the US Army under dishonorable conditions - Having been a citizen of the United States, has renounced U.S. citizenship - Is being subject to a order from the court that restrains the individual from harassing, stalking, or threatening his partner or child of the intimate partner - Has been convicted in a court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence
The FBI gun background check system has been an established and aggressive plan to help improve the safety of the average person, cut down on crime, and keeps guns, weapons, and explosive materials out from the hands of people with the high risk potential to use them inappropriately.