S.498 - Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/12/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/12/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S989-990) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.498 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/12/2015)
Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, who is entitled and not prohibited from carrying a concealed firearm in his or her state of residence or who is carrying a valid state license or permit to carry a concealed weapon, and who is carrying a government-issued photographic identification document, to carry a concealed handgun (which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce, other than a machine gun or destructive device) in any state in accordance with the restrictions of that state.
Provides that in a state that allows the issuing authority for licenses or permits to carry concealed firearms to impose restrictions on the carrying of firearms by individual license or permit holders, an individual carrying a concealed handgun under this Act shall be permitted to carry it according to the same terms authorized by an unrestricted license or permit issued by such state.