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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB394

  this is an pro-gun bill
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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2017

Link: NA

Companion Bill: HB256

Sponsors

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12 sponsors: Mike Rounds (R); John Thune (R); James Inhofe (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Lankford (R); Marco Rubio (R); Lindsey Graham (R); Cory Gardner (R); Michael Enzi (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Joni Ernst (R); Ted Cruz (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (12 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 15, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 23 2017 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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