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H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

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To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a means by which nonresidents of a State whose residents may carry concealed firearms may also do so in the State.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Hudson

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Jan 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Jan 4, 2021

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203 Cosponsors (199 Republicans, 4 Democrats)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Hudson Releases Statement on Concealed Carry Ruling
    — Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8] (Sponsor) on Jun 23, 2022

Congressman Don Young Cosponsors Bipartisan Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK, 1973-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 2, 2021

McHenry Opposes Democrat Attempts to Restrict Second Amendment Rights
    — Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 12, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

DEFEND2.ORG While the ideological balance in Congress might seem forbidding, the fact remains that politicians respond to voters. This important policy proved itself in prior years and can be brought to reality with enough public demand. Concealed carry can make an enormously …


Jan 4, 2021

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