Title: U.S. Military Right To Carry Act
Subject: Armed forces and national security: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Law enforcement administration and funding: Licensing and registrations: Military personnel and dependents: Postal service: State and local government operations
Description: Requires a state that receives funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have implemented (1) a law or policy authorizing members of the Armed Forces who are outside of their state of residence under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and (2) a law or policy that treats members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the state as residents of the state for purposes of issuing a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Department of Justice must reduce by 5% the amount that a state would otherwise receive under the grant program if the state fails to comply with either requirement.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: May 18, 2021
Companion Bill: SB720
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20 sponsors: Jason Smith (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Jack Bergman (R); Rick Allen (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Tom Rice (R); Ted Budd (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Jeff Van Drew (R); Fred Keller (R); Ralph Norman (R); Patrick McHenry (R); Jeff Duncan (R); David Kustoff (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Brian Babin (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Dan Bishop (R); Mo Brooks (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (20 of 435)
|House||May 18, 2021||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Mar 11, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Mar 11, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 11 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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