Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act
Subject: Armed forces and national security: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Veterans' pensions and compensation
Description: Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from transmitting certain information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) utilized by licensed importers or dealers of firearms. Specifically, the bill prohibits the VA from transmitting personally identifying information of a veteran or a beneficiary to the NICS solely on the basis that such veteran or beneficiary has an appointed fiduciary to manage their benefits, unless there is an order or finding of a judicial authority that such veteran or beneficiary is a danger to themselves or others.
Session: 117th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Last Action Date: April 12, 2021
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20 sponsors: Mike Bost (R); Liz Cheney (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Ken Buck (R); Barry Moore (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Mo Brooks (R); Rodney Davis (R); Chip Roy (R); Bill Posey (R); Mark Amodei (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Stephanie Bice (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Andy Biggs (R); David Cawthorn (R); Tracey Mann (R); Ted Budd (R); Ben Cline (R); Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (20 of 435)
|House||Apr 12, 2021||Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
|House||Feb 23, 2021||Introduced in House|
|House||Feb 23, 2021||Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
|Introduced||Mar 23 2021||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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