S. 388 (110th): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with ...

...which nonresidents of a State may carry concealed firearms in the State.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jan 25, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 388

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25, 2007

(for himself, Mr. Nelson of Nebraska, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Burr, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Cornyn, Mrs. Dole, Mr. Craig, and Mr. Lott) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry concealed firearms in the State.

1.

National standard for the carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents

(a)

In general

Chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 926C the following:

926D.

National standard for the carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents

(a)

In general

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 carrying a valid license or permit which is issued by a State and which permits the person to carry a concealed firearm (other than a machinegun or destructive device) may carry in any State a concealed firearm (other than a machinegun or destructive device) that has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce, subject to subsection (b).

(b)

Limitations

(1)

In general

If a State other than the State that issued the license or permit described in subsection (a) issues licenses or permits to carry concealed firearms, a person may carry a concealed firearm in that State under the same restrictions which apply to the carrying of a concealed firearm by a person to whom that State has issued such a license or permit.

(2)

Other limitations

If a State other than the State that issued the license or permit described in subsection (a) does not issue licenses or permits to carry concealed firearms, a person may not, in that State, carry a concealed firearm in a police station, in a public detention facility, in a courthouse, in a public polling place, at a meeting of a State, county, or municipal governing body, in a school, at a professional or school athletic event not related to firearms, in a portion of an establishment licensed by that State to dispense alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, or inside the sterile or passenger area of an airport, except to the extent expressly permitted by the law of that State.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 926C the following:

926D. National standard for the carrying of certain concealed firearms by nonresidents.

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