Bill Text — Jul 7, 2010
This bill’s text is now available.
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district
Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 3 pages
To protect the rights under the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of members of the Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Department of Defense by prohibiting the Department of Defense from requiring the registration of privately owned firearms, ammunition, or other weapons not stored in facilities owned or operated by the Department of Defense, and by prohibiting the Department of Defense from infringing on the right of individuals to lawfully acquire, possess, own, carry, or otherwise use privately owned firearms, ammunition, or other weapons on property not owned or operated by the Department of Defense.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5700”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5700 — 111th Congress: Service Member Second Amendment Protection Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5700
“H.R. 5700 — 111th Congress: Service Member Second Amendment Protection Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5700>
|title=H.R. 5700 (111th)
|accessdate=February 10, 2016
|author=111th Congress (2010)
|date=July 1, 2010
|quote=Service Member Second Amendment Protection Act of 2010