United States system for determining if prospective firearms or explosives buyers’ name and birth year match those of a person who is not eligible to buy through an FFL
Background checks are not required under federal law
for intrastate firearm transfers between private parties
Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA)
- November 29, 1990
- introduced by Senator Herb Kohl of Wisconsin
- signed into law by President George H. W. Bush.
- act of the U.S. Congress prohibiting any unauthorized individual from knowingly possessing a loaded or unsecured firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone
- applies to public, private, and parochialelementary schools and high schools
- applies to non-private property within 1000 feet of schools
- It provides that the states and their political subdivisions may issue licenses that exempt the licensed individuals from the prohibition.
prohibits the manufacturing, importing and selling of ammunition that can penetrate a bulletproof vest.
Arms Export Control Act of 1976
- Title II of Pub.L. 94–329, 90 Stat. 729
- codified at 22 U.S.C. ch. 39
- H.R. 13680 legislation was passed by the 94th Congressional session
- enacted into law by the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford
- on June 30, 1976
- requires international governments receiving weapons from the United States to use the armaments for legitimate self-defense
- places certain restrictions on American arms traders and manufacturers
United States regulatory regime to restrict and control the export of defense and military related technologies to safeguard U.S. national security and further U.S. foreign policy objectives
Defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML) are covered by the regulations