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
Companion Bill: HB5875
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|May 20, 2019
|Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
|Apr 10, 2019
|Introduced in House
|Apr 10, 2019
|Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
|May 2 2019
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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