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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB2246

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act

Subject: Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Military personnel and dependents: Retail and wholesale trades: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) allow licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, dealers, or collectors (licensees) to sell or deliver any firearm (currently, rifles or shotguns) to a resident of a state other than the state in which the licensee is located or temporarily located if the licensee meets with the purchaser to complete the sale or delivery and the transaction complies with the laws of the state in which the transfer is conducted and the purchaser's state of residence; and (2) eliminate the requirement that a licensee must conduct business at a gun show only in the state that is specified on the licensee's license. Provides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit the sale or other disposition of a firearm or ammunition: (1) between licensed firearms dealers at any location in any state; or (2) by a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer to an unlicensed person at a temporary location in any state. Amends definitions for federal firearms provisions to: (1) revise the definition of a "member of the Armed Forces on active duty" to include a member (or member's spouse) who is a resident of the state in which such person maintains legal residence or in which the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the permanent duty station; and (2) provide that an officer or employee of the United States (other than a member of the Armed Forces) stationed outside the United States for a period exceeding one year, or a spouse residing with such an officer or employee, is a resident of the state in which the person maintains legal residence.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: June 1, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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8 sponsors: Steve Scalise (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Blake Farenthold (R); David Jolly (R); David Schweikert (R); Garland Barr (R); Frank Guinta (R); Stevan Pearce (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (8 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jun 1, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House May 8, 2015 Introduced in House
House May 8, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 15 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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