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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation SB498

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Legislation Overview

Title: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Licensing and registrations: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, who is entitled and not prohibited from carrying a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence or who is carrying a valid state license or permit to carry a concealed weapon, and who is carrying a government-issued photographic identification document, to carry a concealed handgun (which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce, other than a machine gun or destructive device) in any state in accordance with the restrictions of that state. Provides that in a state that allows the issuing authority for licenses or permits to carry concealed firearms to impose restrictions on the carrying of firearms by individual license or permit holders, an individual carrying a concealed handgun under this Act shall be permitted to carry it according to the same terms authorized by an unrestricted license or permit issued by such state.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S989-990)

Last Action Date: February 12, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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36 sponsors: John Cornyn (R); Joe Manchin (D); John Thune (R); David Vitter (R); Chuck Grassley (R); Orrin Hatch (R); Richard Burr (R); Thad Cochran (R); Roger Wicker (R); Johnny Isakson (R); John Boozman (R); John Barrasso (R); Jerry Moran (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Risch (R); Deb Fischer (R); Steve Daines (R); Marco Rubio (R); Pat Toomey (R); Shelley Capito (R); Roy Blunt (R); Pat Roberts (R); Jeff Sessions (R); Dan Sullivan (R); Michael Enzi (R); Daniel Coats (R); John McCain (R); Joni Ernst (R); Lindsey Graham (R); John Hoeven (R); David Perdue (R); Ted Cruz (R); Rob Portman (R); Dean Heller (R); Mike Rounds (R); Lisa Murkowski (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 36% (36 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 12, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S989-990)
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 25 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: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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