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PA Bill Number: HB2440

Title: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms ...

Description: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firear ...

Last Action: Veto No. 16

Last Action Date: Nov 25, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB2951

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

This legislation would grant 'special' 2nd Amendment privileges to members of Congress and is constitutionally repugnant.

Legislation Overview

Title: To allow Members of Congress to carry a concealed handgun anywhere in the United States, with exceptions.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional operations and organization: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Members of Congress

Description: To allow Members of Congress to carry a concealed handgun anywhere in the United States, with exceptions. This bill allows a Member of Congress to carry a concealed handgun for any lawful purpose anywhere in the United States, except on the grounds of the White House, wherever the U.S. Secret Service is prohibiting the possession of a firearm, or on an air carrier (unless the Member has successfully completed the federal flight deck officer training program), provided that such Member: is carrying the photographic identification issued by a chamber of Congress that identifies him or her as a Member; has been issued a license or permit to carry a concealed handgun by a state or the United States Capitol Police; and is not otherwise prohibited under federal law from transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm. The Chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is authorized to issue such a license or permit. The Senators' Official Personnel and Office Expense Account and the House of Representatives' Members' Representational Allowance may be used to pay for a a Member's participation in the federal flight deck officer training program, which the Department of Homeland Security must make available.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: July 10, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/2951/all-info

Sponsors

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8 sponsors: Brian Babin (R); Tom Rice (R); Duncan Hunter (R); Jim Banks (R); Doug LaMalfa (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Jody Hice (R); Mo Brooks (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 10 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 28 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security.
House Jun 20 2017 Introduced in House
House Jun 20 2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jun 20 2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jun 20 2017 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 3 2017 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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