Their descripition of a personal defense weapon... DHS and its components have a requirement for a 5.56x45mm NATO, select-fire firearm suitable for personal defense use in close quarters and/or when maximum concealment is required. Only one specific nomenclature firearm from each Contractor shall be submitted for solicitation testing and considered for contract award. This section has a couple of items of particular note that directly contradicts Feinstein’s proposed legislation. 3.9.2 – The action shall be select-fire (capable of semi-automatic and automatic fire). 3.9.10 – The action shall be capable of accepting all standard NATO STANAG 20 and 30 round M16 magazines (NSN 1005-00-921-5004) and Magpul 30 round PMAG (NSN 1005-01-576-5159). The magazine well shall be designed to allow easy insertion of a magazine. 3.10.1 - The fire control selector shall have three positions; safe, semi-automatic, and automatic. 3.12.1 – The overall length of the firearm shall not exceed 30 inches with the stock fully extended. 3.12.2 – The overall length of the firearm shall not exceed 20 inches with the stock fully retracted and/or folded. 3.14.3 – The barrel shall be equipped with a flash suppressor and/or muzzle brake. The muzzle device will be rated on its ability to reduce muzzle signature. It is desired that the muzzle device effectively reduces muzzle rise during firing. 3.16.1 – The pistol grip shall be a fixed, vertical pistol grip constructed of a durable material. 3.18.3 – The forend shall be constructed of durable, heat resistant material. 3.21.1 - Magazines shall be compatible with standard NATO STANAG M16 design. 3.21.2 – The magazine shall have a capacity to hold thirty (30) 5.56x45mm NATO rounds. 3.21.3 – Two (2) magazines shall be supplied with each firearm shipped under contract. These, along with other specs are all requirements the government uses to define a Personal Defense Weapon.