S. 147: Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013

Introduced:
Jan 24, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Barbara Boxer
Junior Senator from California
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 24, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 176 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

H.R. 21 (Related)
NRA Members’ Gun Safety Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 24, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 24, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 24, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

3% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

A bill to establish minimum standards for States that allow the carrying of concealed firearms.

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1/24/2013--Introduced.
Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct each state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms to establish a process through which a resident must obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm.
Requires a state to:
(1) ensure that a local law enforcement agency participates in the process; and
(2) require that an applicant be a legal resident of the United States, be not less than 21 years of age, demonstrate good cause for requesting the permit, and demonstrate that he or she is worthy of the public trust to carry a concealed firearm in public.
Requires any such process that allows an agency other than a law enforcement agency to issue such permits to require: (1) a local law enforcement agency to submit to the agency responsible a written report that describes whether the applicant meets the state's standards to carry a concealed firearm, and (2) the agency responsible to maintain such report in the applicant's file.

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