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
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1 sponsors: Josh Hawley (R);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)
|Senate||Mar 11, 2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Apr 8 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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