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By Ramsey Scott
Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Bill to share mental health info with feds survives committee vote

 

August 22, 2019



CHEYENNE - A bill to mandate Wyoming share disqualifying mental health information on potential firearms purchasers with the federal background check system is still alive for a potential 2020 vote.

The proposed legislation would mandate Wyoming report to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System information on people whose mental health issues would disqualify them from owning a firearm. The proposed legislation would also create a legal process to reinstate rights for people in Wyoming who have been disqualified from owning a firearm for mental health reasons.

Under federal la...



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