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S. 4029: Traveler’s Gun Rights Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 7, 2022 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 4029

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 7, 2022

(for himself, Mr. Risch, Mr. Crapo, Mr. Moran, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Braun, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Daines, Mr. Thune, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Barrasso, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Hoeven, Ms. Lummis, Mr. Cotton, and Mr. Inhofe) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to define State of residence and resident, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Traveler's Gun Rights Act.

2.

State of residence

(a)

Definitions

Section 921 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

by striking (a) before As used; and

(B)

by adding at the end the following:

(36)
(A)

The term State of residence means—

(i)

the State in which an individual resides;

(ii)

in the case of an individual, or spouse of an individual, who is an active duty member of the Armed Forces—

(I)

the State in which the permanent duty station of the member is located; and

(II)

the State in which the member maintains a place of abode from which the member commutes each day to the permanent duty station of the member; or

(iii)

in the case of an individual who does not have a physical residence in any State, the State in which an individual maintains a private mailbox or post office box.

(B)

For purposes of subparagraph (A)(i)—

(i)

an individual resides in a State if the individual is present in the State with the intention of making a home in that State; and

(ii)

an individual who maintains a home in more than 1 State is a resident of each such State during the time when the individual is present in that State.

(37)

The term resident, with respect to a State, means an individual who satisfies clause (i), (ii), or (iii) of paragraph (36)(A) with respect to that State.

; and

(2)

by striking subsection (b).

(b)

National instant criminal background check system

Section 922(t)(1)(C) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking transferee containing a photograph of the transferee. and inserting the following: “transferee—

(i)

containing a photograph of the transferee; and

(ii)

containing—

(I)

the address of the residence of the transferee; or

(II)

the address for a private mailbox or post office box maintained by the transferee, if the transferee does not have a physical residence in any State.

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