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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB1858

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

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)

Chamber Date Action
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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 11 2021 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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