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Title 28Chapter IPart 25Subpart A → §25.4


Title 28: Judicial Administration
PART 25—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Subpart A—The National Instant Criminal Background Check System


§25.4   Record source categories.

It is anticipated that most records in the NICS Index will be obtained from Federal agencies. It is also anticipated that a limited number of authorized state and local law enforcement agencies will voluntarily contribute records to the NICS Index. Information in the NCIC and III systems that will be searched during a background check has been or will be contributed voluntarily by Federal, state, local, and international criminal justice agencies.

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