Title: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Firearms and explosives: Military personnel and dependents
Description: Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm to the spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell a firearm to a member of the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the U.S. 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: 115th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Last Action Date: February 15, 2017
Companion Bill: HB256
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12 sponsors: Mike Rounds (R); John Thune (R); James Inhofe (R); Mike Crapo (R); James Lankford (R); Marco Rubio (R); Lindsey Graham (R); Cory Gardner (R); Michael Enzi (R); Bill Cassidy (R); Joni Ernst (R); Ted Cruz (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 12% (12 of 100)
|Senate||Feb 15, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.|
|Introduced||Feb 23 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Armed Services
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