Title: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents
Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm to the spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell a firearm to a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty, or his or her spouse, is a resident of the state in which: (1) the member or spouse maintains legal residence, (2) the permanent duty station of the member is located, and (3) the member maintains a home from which he or she commutes to the permanent duty station.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H396)
Last Action Date: January 12, 2017
Companion Bill: SB394
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18 sponsors: Blake Farenthold (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Rick Allen (R); Pete Sessions (R); Mark Meadows (R); Chris Stewart (R); David McKinley (R); Elise Stefanik (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Steve King (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Bruce Poliquin (R); Pete Olson (R); Jody Hice (R); Todd Rokita (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Brian Babin (R); Earl Carter (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (18 of 435)
|House||Jan 12, 2017||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H396)|
|House||Jan 10, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jan 4, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jan 4, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 13 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
There have not been any votes on this bill
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