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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB575

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Legislation Overview

Title: Second Amendment Protection Act of 2013

Subject: Congressional oversight: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Firearms and explosives: International law and treaties: International organizations and cooperation: United Nations: International affairs

Description: Second Amendment Protection Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should not adopt any treaty that poses a threat to national sovereignty or abridges the rights guaranteed by the Constitution, such as the right to bear arms, and should cease the provision of financial support to any entity that does so. Prohibits the United States from providing any funding to the United Nations (U.N.) for a fiscal year unless the President certifies to Congress that the U.N. has not taken action to infringe on the rights of individuals in the United States to possess a firearm or ammunition, or abridge any of the other constitutionally protected rights of U.S. citizens.

Session: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00575:@@@L&summ2=m&

Sponsors

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3 sponsors: Stockman, Steve; Bishop, Rob; Boustany, Charles W., Jr.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (3 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 12 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Foreign Affairs

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