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Delayed

Administrative Law

28 CFR § 25.2 [28 CFR PART 25—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS]

[…]
Delayed
means the response given to the FFL indicating that the transaction is in an “Open” status and that more research is required prior to a NICS “Proceed” or “Denied” response. A “Delayed” response to the FFL indicates that it would be unlawful to transfer the firearm until receipt of a follow-up “Proceed” response from the NICS or the expiration of three business days, whichever occurs first.