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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1181

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Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Subject: Armed forces and national security

Description: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, any person who is mentally incapacitated, deemed mentally incompetent, or experiencing an extended loss of consciousness from being considered adjudicated as a mental defective for purposes of the right to receive or transport firearms without the order or finding of a judicial authority of competent jurisdiction that such person is a danger to himself or herself or others.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

Link: NA

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: David Roe (R); Michael Conaway (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Neal Dunn (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); Pete Sessions (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (6 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 22, 2017 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
Senate Mar 21, 2017 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
House Mar 16, 2017 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
House Mar 16, 2017 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 1181, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roe (TN) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of H.R. 1181 until a time to be announced.
House Mar 16, 2017 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2135-2136)
House Mar 16, 2017 On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 175 (Roll no. 169). (text: CR H2102-2103)
House Mar 16, 2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
House Mar 16, 2017 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 198. (consideration: CR H2102-2114)
House Mar 16, 2017 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1181.
House Mar 10, 2017 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 15.
House Mar 10, 2017 Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-33.
House Feb 16, 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
House Feb 16, 2017 Introduced in House
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 23 2017 federal link bill text
Engrossed Mar 17 2017 federal link bill text
Introduced Mar 11 2017 federal link bill text
Introduced Feb 28 2017 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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Votes

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