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house Bill H.R. 5523

Firearms Freedom on Federal Lands Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Agriculture
      Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
      National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedJune 15th, 2010

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Firearms Freedom on Federal Lands Act

Official Title

To protect the right of individuals to bear arms on Federal lands administered by the United States Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.


Firearms Freedom on Federal Lands Act - Prohibits the Secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior from promulgating or enforcing any regulation or executive order, including presidential declarations authorized by the Antiquities Act of 1906, that prohibit an individual from possessing firearms in any unit administered by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), if such individual is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing firearms and the possession of such firearms complies with the law of the state in which the unit of the USFS or BLM is located. Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting the authority, jurisdiction, or responsibility of states to manage, control, or regulate fish and resident wildlife or as limiting access for hunting, fishing, trapping, or recreational shooting.

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