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S Amdt 719 - Authorizes Reciprocity for the Carrying of Certain Concealed Firearms - National Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Reciprocity for the Carrying of Certain Concealed Firearms

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to S 649 that authorizes certain individuals to carry a concealed firearm in any state that authorizes the carrying of concealed firearms by its residents, effective 90 days after the date of enactment.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes certain individuals to carry a concealed firearm in any state other than his or her state of residence if the state meets 1 of the following conditions:
    • The state authorizes its residents to obtain a license or permit for the carrying of a concealed firearm; or
    • The state does not prohibit the carrying of concealed firearms by its residents.
  • Requires the individual to meet all of the following conditions in order to carry a concealed firearm in a state other than his or her state of residence:
    • The individual is not prohibited by federal law from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm;
    • The individual is carrying a government-issued photographic identification document; and
    • The individual is carrying a valid license or permit for the carrying of a concealed firearm issued by his or her state of residence or is entitled to concealed carry by the laws of the state where he or she resides.
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not authorize the concealed carrying of a machine gun or “destructive device.”
  • Specifies that the carrying of a concealed firearm by an individual in a state other than his or her state of residence is subject to the same conditions and limitations that apply to the carrying of a concealed firearm by a resident of that state.

Title: Authorizes Reciprocity for the Carrying of Certain Concealed Firearms

NOTE: IN ACCORDANCE WITH A SPECIAL AGREEMENT, THIS VOTE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

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