Title: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents: Marriage and family status
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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: March 12, 2020
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18 sponsors: Mike Rounds (R); Kelly Loeffler (R); Lindsey Graham (R); Thom Tillis (R); Cindy Hyde-Smith (R); Ted Cruz (R); Mike Crapo (R); Mike Braun (R); Shelley Capito (R); Marco Rubio (R); James Risch (R); James Lankford (R); James Inhofe (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Michael Enzi (R); John Thune (R); Joni Ernst (R); Tom Cotton (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 18% (18 of 100)
|Senate||Mar 12, 2020||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Apr 3 2020||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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