Title: A bill to safeguard military personnel on Armed Forces military installations by repealing bans on military personnel carrying firearms, and for other purposes.
Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Department of Defense: Firearms and explosives: Military command and structure: Military facilities and property: Military personnel and dependents: National Guard and reserves: Armed forces and national security
Description: A bill to safeguard military personnel on Armed Forces military installations by repealing bans on military personnel carrying firearms, and for other purposes. This bill 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." Any provision in any other law, rule, regulation, or executive order that prohibits military personnel trained in firearms use from carrying a firearm on a military installation or Department of Defense (DOD) site within the United States shall have no further force or effect and may not be enforced. Military personnel shall not be prohibited from carrying firearms on military installations or DOD sites. DOD or the commander of a military installation may prohibit a member of the Armed Forces, on a case-by-case basis, from carrying firearms on the military installation or DOD site if necessary to prevent the member from committing bodily harm to the member or others. DOD and the Secretaries of the military departments shall not reinstate the firearm bans repealed in this Act or enact similar firearms restrictions. The President shall not take any executive action or promulgate any rule, or issue any executive order or regulation, to prohibit military personnel from carrying firearms.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Last Action Date: July 21, 2015
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2 sponsors: Jerry Moran (R); Mike Crapo (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 2% (2 of 100)
|Senate||Jul 21, 2015||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
|Introduced||Jul 28 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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