Jeanne Shaheen on The Second Amendment

Last Updated : Apr 28, 2010

Voting Record

Amendment - Gun carry on Amtrak

In April of 2009, the Senate voted on an amendment to ensure that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage. Jeanne Shaheen voted in favor of the amendment to allow citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

Jeanne Shaheen voted in favor of the amendment to allow citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

Amendment - Gun carry on Amtrak

In 2009, the Senate voted on an amendment concerning carrying guns in checked baggage on Amtrak. The amendments read : To ensure that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage. Each time, the amendments got the support of most or all Republicans with about half the Democrats supporting the legislation. The vote was passed 63-35. Jeanne Shaheen voted in favor of allowing citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

Jeanne Shaheen voted in favor of allowing citizens to transport firearms on Amtrak.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-S 3942; Collectible Firearms Protection Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Arms Export Control Act to allow the importation of certain firearms listed as curios or relics into the United States by a licensed importer without the requirement of an authorization from or payment to the Department of State or the Department of Defense upon certification to the Attorney General that such firearms are lawfully possessed under the laws of the exporting country.

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