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S. 816 (105th): Personal Safety and Community Protection Act of 1997

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry certain concealed firearms in the State, and to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Larry Craig

Sponsor. Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 23, 1997
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 23, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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History

May 23, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 816 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 816. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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