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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB720

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

Subject: Armed forces and national security: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Military personnel and dependents: Postal service: Law enforcement administration and funding

Description: Requires a state that receives funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to have implemented (1) a law or policy authorizing members of the Armed Forces who are outside of their state of residence under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and (2) a law or policy that treats members of the Armed Forces on active duty in the state as residents of the state for purposes of issuing a permit to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Department of Justice must reduce by 5% the amount that a state would otherwise receive under the grant program if the state fails to comply with either requirement.

Session: 117th Congress

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

Last Action Date: March 11, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/720/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Josh Hawley (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 11, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 8 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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