HR 367

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 367

To prohibit the knowing possession of a firearm near a venue at which a Member of Congress is performing an official and representational duty or campaigning for public office.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 20, 2011

Ms. RICHARDSON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To prohibit the knowing possession of a firearm near a venue at which a Member of Congress is performing an official and representational duty or campaigning for public office.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PROHIBITION ON KNOWINGLY POSSESSING A FIREARM NEAR A VENUE AT WHICH A MEMBER OF CONGRESS IS PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL AND REPRESENTATIONAL DUTY OR CAMPAIGNING FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.

SEC. 4. ENCOURAGING STATES TO ADOPT FIREARMS PROHIBITIONS SIMILAR TO FEDERAL LAW TO PROTECT STATE AND LOCAL ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS.

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