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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02/12/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5875 

To 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. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 12, 2020 
Mr. MURPHY of North Carolina (for himself and Mr. YOUNG) introduced the 

following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary 

A BILL 
To 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 regard-
ing the receipt of firearms at the location of any duty 
station of the member. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Protect Our Military 4

Families’ 2nd Amendment Rights Act’’. 5

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SEC. 2. RECEIPT OF FIREARM OR AMMUNITION BY SPOUSE 1

OF MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES AT A 2

DUTY STATION OF THE MEMBER OUTSIDE 3

THE UNITED STATES. 4

Section 925(a)(3) of title 18, United States Code, is 5

amended— 6

(1) by inserting ‘‘or to the spouse of such a 7

member’’ before ‘‘or to’’; 8

(2) by striking ‘‘members,’’ and inserting 9

‘‘members and spouses,’’; 10

(3) by striking ‘‘members or’’ and inserting 11

‘‘members, spouses, or’’; and 12

(4) by striking ‘‘member or’’ and inserting 13

‘‘member, spouse, or’’. 14

SEC. 3. RESIDENCY OF SPOUSES OF MEMBERS OF THE 15

ARMED FORCES TO BE DETERMINED ON THE 16

SAME BASIS AS THE RESIDENCY OF SUCH 17

MEMBERS FOR PURPOSES OF FEDERAL FIRE-18

ARMS LAWS. 19

Section 921(b) of title 18, United States Code, is 20

amended to read as follows: 21

‘‘(b) For purposes of this chapter, a member of the 22

Armed Forces on active duty, or a spouse of such a mem-23

ber, is a resident of— 24

‘‘(1) the State in which the member or spouse 25

maintains legal residence; 26

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‘‘(2) the State in which the permanent duty 1

station of the member is located; and 2

‘‘(3) the State in which the member maintains 3

a place of abode from which the member commutes 4

each day to the permanent duty station of the mem-5

ber.’’. 6

SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE. 7

The amendments made by this Act shall apply to con-8

duct engaged in after the 6-month period that begins with 9

the date of the enactment of this Act. 10

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