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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 3 pages
Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 1, 2010
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H.R. 5700 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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