H.R. 38: Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 6, 2017

This bill passed in the House on December 6, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis: 54% chance of being enacted

Bill Text is available at: GovTrack


JAN 3, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

NOV 29, 2017

Ordered Reported
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

DEC 1, 2017

On House Schedule
The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

DEC 4, 2017

Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

DEC 5, 2017

Considered by House Committee on Rules
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

DEC 6, 2017

Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

John Stewart
Editor, OutdoorWire.com
Resources Consultant, California Four Wheel Drive Association
Board of Directors, BlueRibbon Coalition