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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB2940

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

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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5 sponsors: Mo Brooks (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); Jody Hice (R); Brian Babin (R); Jeff Duncan (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (5 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
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.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 3 2017 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: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

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There have not been any votes on this bill

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