H.R.218 - Community Protection Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51] (Introduced 01/03/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/12/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime.|
|Notes:||On 11/13/2001, a motion was filed to discharge the Rules Committee from consideration of H.Res.271 a resolution providing for the consideration of H.R.218. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 107-4: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.218 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Community Protection Act of 2001- Amends the Federal criminal code to authorize qualified law enforcement officers (including qualified retired officers) carrying the photographic identification issued by the governmental agency for which the individual is, or was, employed as a law enforcement officer, notwithstanding State or local laws, to carry a concealed firearm that has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.
Introduced in House (01/03/2001)
Specifies that this Act shall not be construed to supersede or limit the laws of any State that: (1) permit private persons or entities to prohibit or restrict the possession of concealed firearms on their property; or (2) prohibit or restrict the possession of firearms on any State or local government property, installation, building, base, or park.