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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2541

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Legislation Overview

Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act

Subject: Child safety and welfare: Elementary and secondary education: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement officers: School administration: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Police Officers Protecting Children Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to provide that the prohibitions against possessing or discharging a firearm in a school zone shall not apply to off-duty or retired law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry a concealed firearm.

Session: 113th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 15, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN02541:@@@L&summ2=m&


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38 sponsors: Hartzler, Vicky; Amodei, Mark E.; Benishek, Dan; Blackburn, Marsha; Brooks, Susan; Broun, Paul C.; Burgess, Michael C.; Carter, John R.; Cassidy, Bill; Chabot, Steve; Cole, Tom; Cramer, Kevin; DeSantis, Ron; DesJarlais, Scott; Duncan, John J., Jr.; Ellmers, Renee L.; Farenthold, Blake; Fincher, Stephen Lee; Franks, Trent; Hudson, Richard; Johnson, Bill; King, Steve; Long, Billy; Luetkemeyer, Blaine; Meadows, Mark; Miller, Jeff; Mulvaney, Mick; Noem, Kristi L.; Palazzo, Steven M.; Radel, Trey; Roe, David P.; Schweikert, David; Smith, Jason; Smith, Lamar; Stutzman, Marlin A.; Walberg, Tim; Westmoreland, Lynn A.; Wilson, Joe;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (38 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 4 2013 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

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