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The Danger of Executive Orders and a Universal Background Check

So, if a universal background check (UBC) is passed, and the president decides through executive order to stop processing background checks (or the system is shut down due to budget constraints, or due to natural or man made disaster), wouldn’t that put a universal gun ban in place immediately? Shouldn’t there be a provision in any bill that if the UBC is shut down for any reason, longer than 4 days, that the law becomes null and void?