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PA Bill Number: HB726

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Jan 23, 2020

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The Second Amendment for Troops? :: 05/27/2011

You read that correctly. The House voted 260 to 160 to approve an amendment to the bill that would revise the military's "rules of engagement" to ensure troops in conflict zones can defend themselves.

Seem a bit redundant? Rep. John Mica (R., Fla.), who introduced the amendment, insists that it is not.

If the amendment becomes law, it would direct the secretary of defense to "ensure that the rules of engagement applicable to members of the armed forces assigned to duty in any hostile fire area ... fully protect the members' right to bear arms; and authorize the members to fully defend themselves from hostile actions."

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