Title: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents
Description: Broadens the scope of allowable firearms transactions involving active duty service members and their spouses. Specifically, the bill allows a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the 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: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: April 23, 2021
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22 sponsors: Greg Murphy (R); Don Young (R); Randy Weber (R); Ralph Norman (R); Ted Budd (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Mike Kelly (R); Dusty Johnson (R); Michael Cloud (R); Scott Franklin (R); Dan Crenshaw (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Eric Crawford (R); Joe Wilson (R); Jody Hice (R); David Cawthorn (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Nancy Mace (R); Paul Gosar (R); John Rutherford (R); David Kustoff (R); Ashley Hinson (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (22 of 435)
|House||Apr 23, 2021||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Feb 11, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Feb 11, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Mar 15 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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