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H.R. 6105 - LEOSA Reform Act

Sponsor: Don Bacon (R)
Introduced: 2018-06-14
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6105


    To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2018

    Mr. Bacon (for himself, Mr. Perry, and Mr. Rutherford) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

    To amend title 18, United States Code, to improve the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “LEOSA Reform Act”.

SEC. 2. Improvements to the Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act.

(a) Allowing qualified current or retired law enforcement officers To carry a firearm in a school zone.—Section 922(q)(2)(B) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “or” at the end of clause (vi);

(2) by striking the period at the end of clause (vii) and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(viii) by an individual authorized by section 926B or 926C to carry a concealed firearm.”.

(b) Allowing qualified current or retired law enforcement officers To carry a firearm on property open to the public (including on Amtrak).—Each of paragraphs (1) and (2) of sections 926B(b) and 926C(b) of such title are amended by inserting “, except to the extent that the laws apply to property open to the public” before the semicolon.

(c) Allowing qualified current or retired law enforcement officers To carry a firearm in a national park.—Each of sections 926B(a) and 926C(a) of such title is amended by inserting “or any regulation prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior pertaining to a unit of the National Park System” after “thereof”.

(d) Allowing qualified current or retired law enforcement officers To carry an ammunition magazine of any capacity.—Each of sections 926B(e)(2) and 926C(e)(1)(B) of such title is amended by inserting “and an ammunition magazine” before “not expressly”.

(e) Allowing retired law enforcement officers To qualify for concealed carry by passing a State-Approved qualification course for retired officers or a course needed To obtain a concealed carry permit in the State.—Section 926C(d)(2)(B) of such title is amended—

(1) in the matter preceding clause (I), by striking “active duty officers” each place it appears;

(2) in clause (I)—

(A) by striking “active duty”; and

(B) by striking “or” at the end;

(3) in clause (II), by striking the period and inserting “; or”; and

(4) by adding at the end the following:

“(III) the standards set by the agency referred to in paragraph (1) to carry a firearm of the same type as the concealed firearm.”.


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