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H.R.3199: Safe Military Bases Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Steve Stockman, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 21 (All Republicans)
Introduced Sept. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Safe Military Bases Act - Repeals: (1) Army Regulation 190-14, entitled "Carrying of Firearms and Use of Force for Law Enforcement and Security Duties"; and (2) Department of Defense Directive Number 5210.56, entitled "Use of Deadly Force and the Carrying of Firearms by DOD Personnel Engaged in Law Enforcement and Security Duties." Nullifies any provision in any other law, rule, regulation, or executive order that prohibits military personnel trained in firearms from carrying officially issued or personally owned firearms on military bases.

Prohibits: (1) the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Secretaries of the military departments from reinstating the firearm bans repealed in this Act or enacting similar restrictions; and (2) the President from taking any executive action, promulgating any rule, or issuing any executive order or regulation to prohibit military personnel from carrying firearms.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Oct. 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Sept. 26, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Sept. 26, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services