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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB147

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Legislation Overview

Title: Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: State and local government operations

Description: Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct each state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms to establish a process through which a resident must obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Requires a state to: (1) ensure that a local law enforcement agency participates in the process; and (2) require that an applicant be a legal resident of the United States, be not less than 21 years of age, demonstrate good cause for requesting the permit, and demonstrate that he or she is worthy of the public trust to carry a concealed firearm in public. Requires any such process that allows an agency other than a law enforcement agency to issue such permits to require: (1) a local law enforcement agency to submit to the agency responsible a written report that describes whether the applicant meets the state's standards to carry a concealed firearm, and (2) the agency responsible to maintain such report in the applicant's file.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 24, 2013

Link: NA

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Boxer, Barbara;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 24, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 5 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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