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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB38

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Legislation Overview

Title: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Civil actions and liability: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Judicial procedure and administration: Land use and conservation: Legal fees and court costs: Parks, recreation areas, trails: State and local government operations: Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats

Description: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. A qualified individual must: (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by, or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in, his or her state of residence. Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public.

Session: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

Link: NA


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

213 sponsors: Richard Hudson (R); Jason Smith (R); Ralph Abraham (R); Henry Cuellar (D); Matt Gaetz (R); George Holding (R); Steve King (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Gary Palmer (R); Ann Wagner (R); Adam Kinzinger (R); Thomas Rooney (R); Mark Walker (R); Robert Pittenger (R); Robert Aderholt (R); Earl Carter (R); Tom Graves (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); Jeb Hensarling (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Paul Cook (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Steve Chabot (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Trent Franks (R); Jody Hice (R); Mark Meadows (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Roger Williams (R); Lamar Smith (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Mark Amodei (R); Duncan Hunter (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Evan Jenkins (R); Tom Emmer (R); David Roe (R); Scott Tipton (R); Bill Johnson (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Lee Zeldin (R); Ted Yoho (R); Mark Sanford (R); Dave Brat (R); Collin Peterson (D); Sean Duffy (R); Kevin Yoder (R); Vern Buchanan (R); Tom Cole (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Michael Turner (R); Mo Brooks (R); John Katko (R); John Ratcliffe (R); French Hill (R); Pete Olson (R); Gregg Harper (R); Ken Buck (R); Mario Diaz-Balart (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); Neal Dunn (R); Rob Bishop (R); Garland Barr (R); Robert Latta (R); David Rouzer (R); Mia Love (R); Paul Gosar (R); John Shimkus (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Larry Bucshon (R); Scott Taylor (R); Mike Kelly (R); Barbara Comstock (R); Andy Harris (R); Scott Perry (R); Stephen Knight (R); Jaime Herrera Beutler (R); Mike Bost (R); Bob Gibbs (R); Liz Cheney (R); John Culberson (R); Michael Simpson (R); James Comer (R); Louie Gohmert (R); David Valadao (R); Pete Sessions (R); Bill Posey (R); Thomas Garrett (R); Patrick McHenry (R); Trey Gowdy (R); Eric Crawford (R); Trent Kelly (R); Stevan Pearce (R); Diane Black (R); Dennis Ross (R); Rodney Davis (R); David Joyce (R); Susan Brooks (R); John Rutherford (R); Francis Rooney (R); Ted Budd (R); David Young (R); Kristi Noem (R); Michael Conaway (R); Joe Wilson (R); John Carter (R); John Duncan (R); Todd Rokita (R); Roger Marshall (R); Jim Banks (R); James Renacci (R); Randy Hultgren (R); Don Young (R); Michael Burgess (R); Glenn Thompson (R); Paul Mitchell (R); Mike Johnson (R); Mike Bishop (R); Tim Walberg (R); Chris Collins (R); Lou Barletta (R); Jeff Denham (R); Robert Wittman (R); Bradley Byrne (R); Rick Allen (R); Steve Stivers (R); Steve Womack (R); Martha McSally (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Andy Biggs (R); Bill Shuster (R); Ron DeSantis (R); Darin LaHood (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Mac Thornberry (R); Luke Messer (R); John Faso (R); Lloyd Smucker (R); David Kustoff (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Kenny Marchant (R); Keith Rothfus (R); Sam Johnson (R); Tom Rice (R); Trey Hollingsworth (R); Jim Jordan (R); Brian Babin (R); Drew Ferguson (R); Kevin Brady (R); David McKinley (R); Clay Higgins (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Tom Marino (R); Thomas MacArthur (R); Charles Fleischmann (R); Austin Scott (R); John Moolenaar (R); Tom Reed (R); Adrian Smith (R); Tim Murphy (R); Michael McCaul (R); Bill Flores (R); Jack Bergman (R); Ted Poe (R); Sanford Bishop (D); Randy Weber (R); Chris Stewart (R); Frank Lucas (R); Jason Chaffetz (R); Jim Bridenstine (R); Edward Royce (R); Billy Long (R); Barry Loudermilk (R); Marsha Blackburn (R); Charles Dent (R); Rod Blum (R); Martha Roby (R); Devin Nunes (R); Joe Barton (R); Tom McClintock (R); Kay Granger (R); Raul Labrador (R); Mimi Walters (R); Jody Arrington (R); Bruce Poliquin (R); Ron Estes (R); Walter Jones (R); Jason Lewis (R); Sam Graves (R); Greg Walden (R); David Schweikert (R); Don Bacon (R); Doug Collins (R); Harold Rogers (R); Mike Coffman (R); Lynn Jenkins (R); Greg Gianforte (R); Ralph Norman (R); David Trott (R); Ken Calvert (R); Daniel Webster (R); Darrell Issa (R); Karen Handel (R); Bob Goodlatte (R); Warren Davidson (R); Mike Gallagher (R); Dana Rohrabacher (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 49% (213 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 12, 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 3, 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 3, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 10 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

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


There have not been any votes on this bill

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