Title: Congressional Self-Defense Act
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Members of Congress: U.S. Capitol: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Congressional Self-Defense Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a Member of Congress who is carrying a valid Member identification document and who is not otherwise prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm to carry a concealed firearm for any lawful purpose: (1) in the U.S. Capitol only as authorized by regulations issued by the Capitol Police Board; and (2) anywhere else in the United States, except where the U.S. Secret Service is protecting the President or Vice President and prohibiting the possession of a firearm.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 10, 2017
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (5 of 435)
|House||Jul 10, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jun 20, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jun 20, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 3 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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