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Russ Carnahan's Voting Records on Issue: Guns

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Nov. 16, 2011 HR 822 Requiring State Reciprocity for Carrying Concealed Firearms Bill Passed - House
(272 - 154)
Nay
July 28, 2010 HR 5827 Exempting Guns from an Estate for Bankruptcy Purposes Bill Passed - House
(307 - 113)
Yea
May 20, 2009 HR 627 Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(279 - 147)
Nay
Sept. 17, 2008 HR 6842 Repealing Portions of the D.C. Firearm Ban Bill Passed - House
(266 - 152)
Yea
Sept. 26, 2006 HR 5092 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Bill Passed - House
(277 - 131)
Nay
June 28, 2006 H Amdt 1156 Trigger Lock Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(230 - 191)
Nay
Oct. 20, 2005 S 397 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill Bill Passed - House
(283 - 144)
Nay

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