Title: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents
Description: Broadens the scope of allowable firearm transactions involving active duty service members and their spouses. Specifically, the bill allows a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or his or her spouse, is a resident of the state in which (1) the member or spouse maintains legal residence, (2) the permanent duty station of the member is located, and (3) the member maintains a home from which he or she commutes to the permanent duty station.
Session: 116th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Last Action Date: March 10, 2020
Companion Bill: HB2251
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15 sponsors: Greg Murphy (R); Don Young (R); Ralph Norman (R); Ted Budd (R); Roger Marshall (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Randy Weber (R); Paul Gosar (R); Mark Meadows (R); Steve Watkins (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Dan Crenshaw (R); Joe Wilson (R); Tom Tiffany (R); Mark Walker (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)
|House||Mar 10, 2020||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
|House||Feb 12, 2020||Introduced in House|
|House||Feb 12, 2020||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Feb 20 2020||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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