SENATE, No. 2492
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
ADOPTED MAY 9, 2013
Senator ANTHONY R. BUCCO
District 25 (Morris and Somerset)
Senator NIA H. GILL
District 34 (Essex and Passaic)
Senators Greenstein, Pou, Turner, Allen and Lesniak
Requires submission of certain mental health records to National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
Substitute as adopted by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
An Act concerning the submission of certain mental health records to the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System and supplementing Title 30 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. In compliance with the federal NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007, Pub.L. 110-180, the Attorney General shall direct the Superintendent of the State Police to collect, in cooperation with the Administrative Office of the Courts, such data as may be required by the United States Department of Justice concerning persons who are subject to federal firearms prohibitions set forth in 18 U.S.C. s.922, and to transmit such data to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
2. This act shall take effect immediately.