FOID Audit Shows Backlog Extends Beyond Pandemic
October 5, 2021 11:45AM CDT
An audit of the Firearm Operator Identification system is showing that the backlog for concealed carry licenses began far ahead of the pandemic. The large backlog has been the subject of criticism by lawmakers and gun owners. The audit showed that about ten-percent of 2018s FOID applications faced delays. The backlog grew to nearly 23-percent in 2019.