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
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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)
|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|
|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|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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