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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB3139

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Legislation Overview

Title: SEMPER FI Act Securing Military Personnel Response Firearm Initiative Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Military facilities and property: Military personnel and dependents: Armed forces and national security

Description: SEMPER FI Act Securing Military Personnel Response Firearm Initiative Act This bill directs the Secretary concerned to authorize an eligible member of the Armed Forces assigned to an Armed Forces recruitment center to carry a service-issue sidearm as a personal- or force-protection measure while on duty at the recruiting center, notwithstanding any federal, state, or local law or Department of Defense policy to the contrary. In lieu of authorizing eligible members of the Armed Forces to carry a service-issue sidearm, or in addition, the Secretary concerned may implement additional security measures for Armed Forces recruitment centers, including improved structural security measures. This Act shall not be interpreted to grant any member of the Armed Forces the authority to conduct civilian law enforcement functions within U.S. territory.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Last Action Date: July 21, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/3139/all-info

Companion Bill: SB1819


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51 sponsors: Duncan Hunter (R); Scott Perry (R); Kevin Yoder (R); Stephen Knight (R); David Joyce (R); David Rouzer (R); Lynn Jenkins (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Ryan Zinke (R); David Valadao (R); French Hill (R); Candice Miller (R); Mark Sanford (R); Jackie Walorski (R); John Shimkus (R); Walter Jones (R); Tim Huelskamp (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Austin Scott (R); Richard Hudson (R); Joseph Heck (R); Adam Kinzinger (R); Glenn Grothman (R); Rob Woodall (R); Mike Pompeo (R); Rodney Davis (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); Bill Posey (R); Jeff Fortenberry (R); Glenn Thompson (R); John Kline (R); Rick Allen (R); Robert Dold (R); Michael Simpson (R); Carlos Curbelo (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Michael Conaway (R); Scott Rigell (R); Bob Goodlatte (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Jeff Miller (R); David Jolly (R); Mike Bost (R); Lee Zeldin (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Randy Weber (R); Garland Barr (R); Peter DeFazio (D); Robert Aderholt (R); Christopher Gibson (R); Darin LaHood (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 12% (51 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 21, 2015 Introduced in House
House Jul 21, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 23 2015 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Armed Services

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