Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

December 5, 2017 1:34 PM

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Bacon (NE)


Extends the renewal of concealed carry permits under LEOSA from every year to every 3 years.

Biggs (AZ), King, Steve (IA)


Strikes Title II, the Fix NICS Act, from the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.

Demings (FL)


Strikes the provision that would allow persons from other states to carry concealed weapons in school zones.

Demings (FL)


Strikes the new private right to sue a law enforcement officer in that officer’s individual capacity for any alleged violation, and to allow judges discretion in determining whether to award attorney’s fees to a prevailing party.

Deutch (FL)


Prohibits a person from carrying a concealed firearm across state lines if they have been convicted in the past 5 years of cruelty to animals.

Deutch (FL)


Preserves a State or local governments right to restrict concealed weapons on private property.

Jackson Lee (TX)


Takes an affirmative step towards addressing public safety threats posed by gun violence when perpetrated by former military personnel with convictions through accountability of the Department of Defense.

Jackson Lee (TX)


Prohibits any person convicted of a hate crime, as defined under section 249 or any substantially similar offense under the law of any State, from carrying under this bill.

Jackson Lee (TX)


Provides that States not be required to allow an individual to carry where such person is convicted of an offense of domestic violence or stalking as defined under the law of a State or Indian tribe, or as defined under the Violence Against Women Act.

Kildee (MI)


Eliminates the study on crimes committed using bumps stocks and inserts a provision mandating that bump stocks be treated like machine guns and silencers under the National Fire Arms Act.

King, Steve (IA)


Ensures that Members of Congress are afforded the greatest latitude regarding interstate concealed carry, commensurate with that of Federal Judges under this legislation.

King, Steve (IA)


Ensures that Judges are treated the same as all other law-abiding citizens regarding interstate concealed carry.

Lofgren (CA)


Prevents forum shopping by limiting concealed carry reciprocity to those who have a permit from their state of residence.

McKinley (WV)


Clarifies that complete records submitted by State authorities reporting to NICS shall include disposition records.

Moulton (MA), Curbelo (FL)


Bans the manufacture, possession, or transfer of any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle (i.e. bump stocks and similarly functioning devices of different names).

Nadler (NY)


States that a person who has been convicted of a violent crime within the preceding three years may not possess or carry a concealed handgun under this section in a State that by law prohibits a person from doing so on the basis of a conviction for such offense.

Norton (DC)


Prohibits Title I (Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017) from taking effect until the law banning guns in U.S. Capitol buildings and grounds is repealed.

Raskin (MD)


Permits law enforcement officers to conduct reasonable investigations to verify with the issuing State that an individual producing a concealed carry permit/license is eligible to carry such a firearm. Precludes the payment of attorney fees if an individual is convicted of a crime in the same proceeding in which this Act is successfully used as an affirmative defense.

Raskin (MD)


Provides that concealed carry reciprocity will not be permitted between states unless the reciprocating state issues a joint certification from the Attorney General, head of the State police, and Secretary of State that the laws of both states involved are substantially similar. Precludes reciprocity in states with no restrictions on concealed carry to similarly situated states.

Raskin (MD)


Provides that concealed carry reciprocity will not be permitted between states unless the issuing state provides a means of permit/license verification on a 24-hour basis, conducts reverification checks at least biannually, and has the authority to revoke permits/licenses if ineligibility is determined. It also creates a GAO study regarding firearms crimes committed by concealed carry permit holders.

Raskin (MD), Norton (DC)


Precludes application of this Act in the District of Columbia.

Schneider (IL)


Prohibits a person who has been convicted of two (2) or more offenses related to driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances within the preceding five (5) years from possessing or carrying a concealed handgun in a State that by law prohibits a person from doing so on the basis of such convictions.

Thompson, Mike (CA), Demings (FL)


SUBSTITUTE Invests in the NICS system and expand background checks to all commercial sales.

Thompson, Mike (CA)


Establishes a select committee on gun violence.

Titus (NV)


Strikes Title I of H.R. 38.