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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB577

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Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act

Subject: Firearms and explosives: Licensing and registrations: Mental health: Veterans' medical care: Armed forces and national security

Description: Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act - Prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), considering 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: 113th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00577:@@@L&summ2=m&

Companion Bill: HB602

Sponsors

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4 sponsors: Stockman, Steve; Bentivolio, Kerry L.; Bridenstine, Jim; Broun, Paul C.;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (4 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
House Feb 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 11 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: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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