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.
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.
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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2004
Length: 3 pages
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H.R. 218 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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