Title: FREE Act Firearm Rights Equally Enforced Act
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Licensing and registrations: State and local government operations: User charges and fees: Crime and law enforcement
Description: FREE Act Firearm Rights Equally Enforced Act Amends the federal criminal code to permit an individual who is not prohibited from receiving a firearm under federal law, and to whom a state has issued a license or permit either to carry a concealed firearm or to carry a firearm that is partially or fully visible to the public, to carry a firearm in any other state, subject to the limitations imposed by the state that issued the license or permit. Authorizes a state to: (1) impose a less restrictive limitation than the state that issued the license or permit; and (2) condition the exercise of such right upon the payment of a fee, as long as such fee is not set at a level that unduly burdens the exercise of the right.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: September 28, 2015
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9 sponsors: Randy Weber (R); Brian Babin (R); Andy Harris (R); Jody Hice (R); Steve King (R); Pete Sessions (R); Bill Flores (R); John Ratcliffe (R); Michael Conaway (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (9 of 435)
|House||Sep 28, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jul 29, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Jul 29, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Aug 11 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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