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prohibit

verb ban, banish, bar, block, check, control, counteract, curb, debar, deny, disallow, embargo, enjoin, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forfend, gainsay, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdict, limit, make illegal, negate, negative, obstruct, omit, oppose, preclude, prevent, proscribe, protest, quash, quell, refuse, refuse permission, regulate, reject, repress, restrain, restrict, revoke, shut out, smother, stay, stop, suppress, suspend, thwart, traverse, veto
Associated concepts: prohibited action, prohibited by law, prohibited form, prohibited practice
Foreign phrases: Contra legem facit qui id facit quod lex prohibit; in fraudem vero qui, salvis verbis legis, sentenniam ejus circumvenit.He who does what the law prooibits, acts in fraud of the law; the letter of the law being inniolate, cheats the spirit of it. Cui licet guod majus, non debet quod minus est non licere. He who is allowed to do the greater ought not to be prohibited from doing the less. Idem est facere, et nolle prohibere cum possis. It is the same thing to commit an act as not to prohibit it when it is in your power.
See also: abolish, abrogate, annul, ban, bar, block, censor, clog, condemn, constrain, contain, control, counter, curb, debar, deny, disfranchise, disqualify, dissent, eliminate, enjoin, estop, exclude, fetter, forbid, forestall, halt, hinder, inhibit, interdict, interfere, keep, lock, negate, obstruct, occlude, oppose, preclude, prevent, refuse, reject, repel, repress, rescind, restrain, restrict, revoke, stay, stop, suppress, withhold
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More than thirty states now require that federal prohibitor information be submitted to NICS, and more states continue to introduce bills requiring such disclosure.
In light of this trend, only those states without laws requiring the reporting of prohibitor information to NICS, (190) and whose prohibitor information is classified as PHI, (191) would be affected by the new HIPAA-NICS NPRM exception.
192) However, states would not be forced to report prohibitor information to NICS.
Although states may supplement the federal requirements describing who may own a gun, states, with the encouragement of the federal government, should strive to achieve at least uniform policies regarding the submission of federal prohibitor information in a way that maintains respect for individuals with mental disabilities.
Virginia's NICS-reporting legislation has also been successful in increasing the amount of relevant prohibitor information submitted to NICS, and thus serves as an example for other states and the federal government to follow.
229) By mandating that submission will include only information pertaining to the NICS prohibitor and not the actual medical records, this stipulation alleviates health-care providers' concerns that PHI will be inappropriately submitted to the CCRE and NICS.
Finally, this Section highlights non-HIPAA-related NICS issues that the federal government should address to increase the amount of mental-health reporting to NICS and thereby improve NICS's success rate in preventing individuals who fall under the mental-health prohibitor from purchasing firearms.
Although procedural protections are necessary to afford due process, one might also question whether courts' focus on the formal procedures that must occur before an individual is reported under the mental-health prohibitor might stray from the Gun Control Act's aim.
In most of these states, the prohibitor information is not PHI, nor is it affected by HIPAA.
The confusion as to what should be submitted under the federal mental-health prohibitors is not, however, the only problem surrounding the submission of mental-health information to NICS.
Other prohibitors apply in the following situations: when the individual is "under indictment for, or [has] been convicted in any court of a crime, punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year," 18 U.