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S. 720: U.S. Military Right to Carry Act

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A bill to encourage States to permit members of the Armed Forces who are outside of the State under orders to renew a permit to carry a concealed firearm through the mail, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joshua “Josh” Hawley

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Missouri. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Mar 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 11, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 11, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 11, 2021
 
Introduced

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 720 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 720. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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