H.R.38 – Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)

Sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] (Introduced 01/03/2017)
Committees: House – Judiciary | Senate – Judiciary
Committee Reports: H. Rept. 115-433
Latest Action: Senate – 12/07/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.  (All Actions)
Roll Call Votes: There have been 2 roll call votes


This bill has the status Passed House

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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms.

A qualified individual must: (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and (3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by any state or be eligible to carry a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence.

Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to the public.