To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a means by which nonresidents of a State whose residents may carry concealed firearms may also do so in the State.

Introduced in House
Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

 This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to
carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state
that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms.

A qualified individual must: (1) be eligible to possess, transport, or receive a
firearm under federal law; (2) carry a valid photo identification document; and
(3) carry a valid concealed carry permit issued by, or be eligible to carry a
concealed firearm in, his or her state of residence.

Additionally, the bill specifies that a qualified individual who lawfully
carries or possesses a concealed handgun in another state: (1) is not subject to
the federal prohibition on possessing a firearm in a school zone, and (2) may
carry or possess the concealed handgun in federally owned lands that are open to
the public.



  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

    Jan 12th, 2017
  • Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    Jan 3rd, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Jan 3rd, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Jan 3rd, 2017