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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2251

  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: Broadens the scope of allowable firearm 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: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: May 20, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/2251/all-info

Companion Bill: HB5875

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Duncan Hunter (R); Don Young (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 20, 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Apr 10, 2019 Introduced in House
House Apr 10, 2019 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 2 2019 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

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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