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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB368

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Legislation Overview

Title: Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2015

Subject: Correctional facilities and imprisonment: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement officers: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons to ensure that each chief executive officer of a federal penal or correctional institution: (1) provides a secure storage area located outside of the secure perimeter of the institution for qualified law enforcement officers employed by the Bureau to store firearms, or allows such officers to store firearms in a vehicle lockbox approved by the Bureau; and (2) allows such officers to carry concealed firearms on the premises outside of the secure perimeter of the institution.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 4, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/368/all-info

Companion Bill: HB1545

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Pat Toomey (R); Joe Manchin (D); Shelley Capito (R); James Inhofe (R); James Lankford (R); Jeff Sessions (R); Mike Lee (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 7% (7 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 4, 2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 18 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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