Title: Safe Military Bases Act
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Congressional oversight: Department of Defense: Firearms and explosives: Military facilities and property: Military personnel and dependents: Armed forces and national security
Description: Safe Military Bases Act - Repeals: (1) Army Regulation 190-14, entitled "Carrying of Firearms and Use of Force for Law Enforcement and Security Duties"; and (2) Department of Defense Directive Number 5210.56, entitled "Use of Deadly Force and the Carrying of Firearms by DOD Personnel Engaged in Law Enforcement and Security Duties." Nullifies any provision in any other law, rule, regulation, or executive order that prohibits military personnel trained in firearms from carrying officially issued or personally owned firearms on military bases. Prohibits: (1) the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Secretaries of the military departments from reinstating the firearm bans repealed in this Act or enacting similar restrictions; and (2) the President from taking any executive action, promulgating any rule, or issuing any executive order or regulation to prohibit military personnel from carrying firearms.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 9, 2014
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22 sponsors: Stockman, Steve; Bentivolio, Kerry L.; Bishop, Rob; Broun, Paul C.; Burgess, Michael C.; Cotton, Tom; Farenthold, Blake; Gibbs, Bob; Gohmert, Louie; Hall, Ralph M.; Harris, Andy; Huelskamp, Tim; King, Steve; LaMalfa, Doug; Miller, Jeff; Olson, Pete; Palazzo, Steven M.; Perry, Scott; Posey, Bill; Stutzman, Marlin A.; Weber, Randy K. Sr.; Westmoreland, Lynn A.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (22 of 435)
|House||Jan 9, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Oct 24, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|House||Sep 26, 2013||Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
|House||Sep 26, 2013||Referred to House Armed Services|
|House||Sep 26, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Introduced||Sep 29 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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