Editorial Notes

Section is comprised of subsec. (b) of section 106 of Pub. L. 103–159. Subsec. (a) of section 106 of Pub. L. 103–159 amended former section 3759 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

Section was enacted as part of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act and not as part of the Crime Identification Technology Act of 1998 which comprises this subchapter.

Section was formerly classified as a note under section 922 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.


2018—Par. (1). Pub. L. 115–141, § 604(b)(1), in introductory provisions, substituted “, as of March 23, 2018,” for “as of November 30, 1993,” and “files and that will utilize funding under this subsection to prioritize the identification and transmittal of felony conviction records and domestic violence records,” for “files,”.

Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 115–141, § 604(b)(3)(A), struck out “upon establishment of the national system,” before “to assist the State”.

Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 115–141, § 604(b)(2), (3)(B), (4), added subpar. (D).

1996—Par. (2). Pub. L. 104–294, § 603(i)(1), amended directory language of Pub. L. 103–322, § 210603(b). See 1994 Amendment note below.

1994—Par. (2). Pub. L. 103–322, § 210603(b), as amended by Pub. L. 104–294, § 603(i)(1), struck out “, which may be appropriated from the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund established by section 1115 of title 31, United States Code,” after “grants under paragraph (1)”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 603(i)(2), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3504, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending section 210603(b) of Pub. L. 103–322, which amended this section and section 40901 of this title] shall take effect as if the amendment had been included in section 210603(b) of the Act referred to in paragraph (1) [Pub. L. 103–322] on the date of the enactment of such Act [Sept. 13, 1994].”