To revise various laws that interfere with the right of the people to obtain and use firearms for all lawful purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 7 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on June 10, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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105 Cosponsors (104 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Gosar Uses Power of the Purse to Defend Second Amendment and Support Small Businesses”
— Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 4, 2016
Jun 10, 2015
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May 24, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2620 (115th).
H.R. 2710 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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