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    Secure Access to Firearms Enhancement (SAFE) Act of 2003 (Introduced in House)

    HR 990 IH


    108th CONGRESS

    1st Session

    H. R. 990
    To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in that State.


    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

    February 27, 2003
    Mr. HOSTETTLER (for himself, Mr. HAYWORTH, Mrs. JO ANN DAVIS of Virginia, Mr. CRANE, Mr. DOOLITTLE, Mr. WAMP, Mr. OTTER, Mr. GIBBONS, Mr. LEWIS of Kentucky, Mr. NEY, Mr. CANNON, Mr. GOODE, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. SOUDER, Mr. PETERSON of Pennsylvania, Mr. GOODLATTE, Mr. HALL, Mr. ADERHOLT, Mr. ENGLISH, Mr. BISHOP of Georgia, Mrs. MUSGRAVE, Mr. PENCE, and Mr. BRADLEY of New Hampshire) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary



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    A BILL
    To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in that State.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Secure Access to Firearms Enhancement (SAFE) Act of 2003'.

    SEC. 2. RECIPROCITY FOR THE CARRYING OF CERTAIN CONCEALED FIREARMS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 926A the following:

    `Sec. 926B. Reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms

    `Notwithstanding any provision of the law of any State or political subdivision thereof, a person who is not prohibited by Federal law from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm, and is--

    `(1) carrying a valid license or permit which is issued pursuant to the law of any State and which permits the person to carry a concealed firearm; or

    `(2) otherwise entitled to carry a concealed firearm in and pursuant to the law of the State of the person's residence,

    may carry in any State a concealed firearm in accordance with the terms of the license or with the laws of the State of the person's residence, subject to the laws of the State in which the firearm is carried concerning specific types of locations in which firearms may not be carried.'.

    (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections for chapter 44 of title 18 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 926A the following:

    `926B. Reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms.'.

    SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The provisions of this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act.

    H.R.990
    Title: To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide for reciprocity in regard to the manner in which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in that State.
    Sponsor: Rep Hostettler, John N. [IN-8] (introduced 2/27/2003) Cosponsors: 57
    Latest Major Action: 5/5/2003 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security





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