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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB2909

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This bill would 'require' that DC provide reciprocity for the lawful carrying of firearms with other states.

Legislation Overview

Title: DC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act

Subject: District of Columbia: Firearms and explosives: Intergovernmental relations: Licensing and registrations: State and local government operations: Crime and law enforcement

Description: DC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act This bill declares that the prohibitions of the District of Columbia Official Code against carrying a pistol within Washington, DC either openly or concealed without a license under DC law shall not apply to an individual who is: not prohibited by federal law from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm; carrying a valid license or permit for a concealed firearm issued under the law of a state; and carrying a valid identification document containing the individual's photograph. The Metropolitan Police Department, upon application by a person with a bona fide residence or place of business within the United States and a license to carry a concealed pistol under the law of any state or local government, shall issue that person a license to carry a concealed pistol within DC for up to two years from its date of issue, regardless of the applicant's reason for applying for the license. The bill repeals the condition on the permission for a non-DC resident who lives in a state that does not require a license to carry a concealed pistol to apply to the department for a license to carry one within DC for up to two years. The condition repealed states that the non-resident may apply for a license to carry a concealed weapon only if the non-resident meets the same reasons and requirements a person must meet who has a bona fide residence or place of business in DC. The department shall enter into reciprocity agreements with each other state that requires such an agreement in order to grant recognition to a license to carry a concealed firearm issued by that state.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017



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96 sponsors: Thomas Massie (R); Trent Franks (R); Scott Perry (R); Steve Chabot (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Paul Gosar (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Justin Amash (R); Keith Rothfus (R); Mark Meadows (R); Alexander Mooney (R); Mo Brooks (R); Jody Hice (R); Ted Budd (R); Ken Buck (R); Andy Biggs (R); Barry Loudermilk (R); Rod Blum (R); Todd Rokita (R); David Schweikert (R); Randy Weber (R); Rick Allen (R); Louie Gohmert (R); Ted Yoho (R); Bill Posey (R); Dave Brat (R); Gary Palmer (R); Ted Poe (R); Brian Babin (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Lee Zeldin (R); Blake Farenthold (R); Ralph Abraham (R); Mike Kelly (R); Ann Wagner (R); Andy Harris (R); Tom McClintock (R); Bob Gibbs (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Pete Olson (R); Raul Labrador (R); Glenn Grothman (R); James Comer (R); James Renacci (R); Mike Johnson (R); Roger Marshall (R); Billy Long (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Jim Banks (R); David Roe (R); Joe Wilson (R); Mark Walker (R); Tim Walberg (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Lamar Smith (R); Evan Jenkins (R); Warren Davidson (R); Ron DeSantis (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Morgan Griffith (R); Steven Palazzo (R); Daniel Webster (R); Don Bacon (R); Jim Jordan (R); Trent Kelly (R); Charles Fleischmann (R); Neal Dunn (R); Bill Johnson (R); John Rutherford (R); Jim Bridenstine (R); Kenny Marchant (R); Luke Messer (R); Steve King (R); John Duncan (R); Eric Crawford (R); Duncan Hunter (R); Kristi Noem (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Ron Estes (R); Michael McCaul (R); Markwayne Mullin (R); Ralph Norman (R); Mike Bishop (R); Roger Williams (R); Tom Cole (R); Blaine Luetkemeyer (R); Michael Burgess (R); Joe Barton (R); Drew Ferguson (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Chris Stewart (R); Mike D. Rogers (R); Jackie Walorski (R); Paul Cook (R); Bradley Byrne (R); Robert Aderholt (R)

Chamber Date Action
House Jun 15 2017 Introduced in House
House Jun 15 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jun 23 2017 federal bill text bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Oversight And Government Reform


There have not been any votes on this bill

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