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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB1839

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Servicemembers Self-Defense Act of 2015

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Department of Defense: Firearms and explosives: Military facilities and property: Military personnel and dependents: Armed forces and national security

Description: Servicemembers Self-Defense Act of 2015 This bill excludes lands and buildings owned or leased by the Department of Defense (DOD) from the the ban against possession of firearms and dangerous weapons on federal facilities with respect to a qualified member of the Armed Forces. The possession of a concealed or open-carry firearm by a member of the Armed Forces on a military installation, if lawful under the laws of the state in which the installation is located, is not a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. DOD shall amend DOD Directive number 5210.56 to allow members of the Armed Forces to possess firearms for defensive purposes on DOD facilities and installations in a manner consistent with the laws of the state in which the facility or installation is located. A qualified member of the Armed Forces carrying DOD-issued photographic identification may carry a concealed firearm that has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. Such authorization shall not be construed to supersede or limit the laws of any state that: (1) permit private persons or entities to prohibit or restrict the possession of concealed firearms on their property; or (2) prohibit or restrict the possession of firearms on any state or local government property, installation, building, base, or park.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Last Action Date: July 22, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1839/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Rand Paul (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Jul 22, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 28 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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