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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB256

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Legislation Overview

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

Link: NA

Companion Bill: SB394

Sponsors

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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)

History
Chamber Date Action
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.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 13 2017 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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Votes

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