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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB1992

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer of firearms to ship to the spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States or to clubs composed of such members and spouses, and authorizes such a spouse or club to receive, a firearm or ammunition generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes and intended for the personal use of such spouse or club. Describes a member of the Armed Forces on active duty or a spouse of such member, for purposes of federal firearms provisions, as 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, or (3) the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the member's permanent duty station.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: August 5, 2015

Link: NA

Companion Bill: HB2259

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Mike Rounds (R); John Thune (R); Steve Daines (R); James Inhofe (R); Michael Enzi (R); Mike Crapo (R); Pat Roberts (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 7% (7 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Aug 5, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Aug 17 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: S

Committee Name: Armed Services

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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