H.R. 218 (108th): Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004


Jan 7, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-277


Randall “Duke” Cunningham

Representative for California's 50th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2004
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to exempt qualified current and former law enforcement officers from State laws prohibiting the carrying of concealed handguns.

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Related Bills

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S. 253 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2003

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 218” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jan 7, 2003
Reported by Committee
Jun 16, 2004
Passed House
Jun 23, 2004
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Jul 7, 2004
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 22, 2004


297 cosponsors (191R, 106D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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