To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms in certain Federal facilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 19, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Reichert Recognizes National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day”
— Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 9, 2018
May 19, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 10, 2018
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 17, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 2561 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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