Serial No. 97: Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2003: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 218, June 15, 2004 [open pdf - 756KB]
From the opening statement of Howard Coble: "The Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will conduct the first hearing on H.R. 218, the 'Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004.' This hearing examines the need for active and retired State and local law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms in interstate commerce without being required to obtain individual permits for the State in which they are traveling or residing. Currently, each State determines whether or not active or retiredState and local law enforcement officers from other States are allowed to carry a concealed weapon within the State's borders. Currently, most States do not permit out-of-State law enforcement officers to carry a concealed weapon within its borders. This legislation would mandate that States permit any State or local law enforcement officer to carry concealed weapons within its borders regardless of whether the officer resides in that State. States that do not currently allow out-of-State officers to carry concealed weapons within their borders would be required to do so under H.R. 218." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Howard Coble, Robert C. Scott, Albert C. Eisenberg, William J. Johnson, Ronald Ruecker, Chuck Canterbury, and Sheila Jackson Lee.
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