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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB602

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Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

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

Description: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act - Prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), 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: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.

Last Action Date: July 19, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:HN00602:@@@L&summ2=m&

Companion Bill: HB577


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1 sponsors: Miller, Jeff;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (1 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 19, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 113-159.
House Jul 19, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
House May 8, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
House May 8, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
House May 8, 2013 Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
House Apr 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
House Feb 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
House Feb 8, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jul 20 2013 federal link bill text
Introduced Feb 19 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

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