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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2259

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

Subject: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer of firearms to ship to the spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States or to clubs composed of such members and spouses, and authorizes such a spouse or club to receive, a firearm or ammunition generally recognized as particularly suitable for sporting purposes and intended for the personal use of such spouse or club. Describes a member of the Armed Forces on active duty or a spouse of such member, for purposes of federal firearms provisions, as 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, or (3) the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the member's permanent duty station.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: June 1, 2015



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'.

43 sponsors: Scott Rigell; Robert Aderholt; Rick Allen; Mark Amodei; Brian Babin; Ken Calvert; John Carter; Tom Cole; Kevin Cramer; Ander Crenshaw; John Culberson; Scott DesJarlais; Christopher Gibson; Sam Graves; Jody Hice; Darrell Issa; Bill Johnson; Sam Johnson; David Joyce; Steve King; John Kline; Barry Loudermilk; David McKinley; Mark Meadows; Luke Messer; Jeff Miller; Dan Newhouse; Pete Olson; Steven Palazzo; Robert Pittenger; Bruce Poliquin; John Ratcliffe; Reid Ribble; Todd Rokita; Thomas Rooney; Pete Sessions; Jason Smith; Elise Stefanik; Chris Stewart; Joe Wilson; Robert Wittman; David Young; Ryan Zinke;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 10% (43 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 1, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House May 12, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced May 15 2015 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: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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