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

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2004

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

Law:

Pub.L. 108-277

Sponsor:

Randall “Duke” Cunningham

Representative for California's 50th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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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History

Jan 7, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 16, 2004
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 23, 2004
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 7, 2004
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 22, 2004
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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