Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/12/2020          

Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act

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116 HR 5875 IH: Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-02-12
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5875IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESFebruary 12, 2020Mr. Murphy of North Carolina (for himself and Mr. Young) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the JudiciaryA BILLTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to provide that a member of the Armed Forces and the spouse of that member shall have the same rights regarding the receipt of firearms at the location of any duty station of the member.
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Short title
This Act may be cited as the Protect Our Military Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act.
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Receipt of firearm or ammunition by spouse of member of the Armed Forces at a duty station of the member outside the United States
Section 925(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—(1)by inserting or to the spouse of such a member before or to;(2)by striking members, and inserting members and spouses,;(3)by striking members or and inserting members, spouses, or; and(4)by striking member or and inserting member, spouse, or.
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Residency of spouses of members of the Armed Forces to be determined on the same basis as the residency of such members for purposes of Federal firearms laws
Section 921(b) of title 18, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:(b)For purposes of this chapter, a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or a spouse of such a member, is a resident of—(1)the State in which the member or spouse maintains legal residence;(2)the State in which the permanent duty station of the member is located; and(3)the State in which the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the permanent duty station of the member..
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Effective date
The amendments made by this Act shall apply to conduct engaged in after the 6-month period that begins with the date of the enactment of this Act.

Picture Name From Date Type
Gregory Murphy R-IN 02/12/2020 Sponsor
Gregory Murphy R-NC 02/12/2020 Sponsor
Don Young R-AK 02/12/2020 Cosponsor
Joe Wilson R-SC 03/11/2020 Cosponsor
Randy Weber R-TX 02/25/2020 Cosponsor
Steve Watkins D-KS 02/28/2020 Cosponsor
Steve Watkins R-KS 02/28/2020 Cosponsor
Mark Walker R-NC 07/20/2020 Cosponsor
Ralph Norman R-SC 02/25/2020 Cosponsor
Mark Meadows R-NC 02/27/2020 Cosponsor
Roger Marshall R-KS 02/25/2020 Cosponsor
Doug Lamborn R-CO 02/25/2020 Cosponsor
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Date Branch Action
03/10/2020 President Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.Action By: House of Representatives
02/12/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5875. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/12/2020) Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act This bill broadens the scope of allowable firearm transactions involving active duty service members and their spouses. Specifically, the bill allows a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or his or her spouse, is a resident of the state in which (1) the member or spouse maintains legal residence, (2) the permanent duty station of the member is located, and (3) the member maintains a home from which he or she commutes to the permanent duty station.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/12/2020) Protect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act This bill broadens the scope of allowable firearm transactions involving active duty service members and their spouses. Specifically, the bill allows a licensed gun dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States. (Current law already allows a licensed dealer, importer, or manufacturer to sell or ship a firearm or ammunition to a member of the Armed Forces on active duty outside the United States.) The bill also specifies that, for purposes of federal firearms laws, a member of the Armed Forces on active duty, or his or her spouse, is a resident of the state in which (1) the member or spouse maintains legal residence, (2) the permanent duty station of the member is located, and (3) the member maintains a home from which he or she commutes to the permanent duty station.
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