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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HB705

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Subject: Armed forces and national security

Description: To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system.

Session: 118th Congress

Last Action: Committee Hearings Held

Last Action Date: July 19, 2023


Companion Bill: SB1875


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

69 sponsors: Mike Bost (R); Elise Stefanik (R); Jack Bergman (R); Nancy Mace (R); Matt Rosendale (R); Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R); Greg Murphy (R); Derrick Van Orden (R); Morgan Luttrell (R); Juan Ciscomani (R); Elijah Crane (R); Keith Self (R); Jennifer Kiggans (R); Jake Ellzey (R); Tracey Mann (R); Jim Banks (R); Guy Reschenthaler (R); Mike Kelly (R); Monica De La Cruz (R); Clay Higgins (R); Eric Crawford (R); Matt Gaetz (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); James Baird (R); Lauren Boebert (R); Randy Feenstra (R); Mike Johnson (R); Ronny Jackson (R); Claudia Tenney (R); Brett Guthrie (R); Paul Gosar (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Ben Cline (R); Nicholas Langworthy (R); Brad Finstad (R); Robert Wittman (R); Brian Babin (R); Dan Crenshaw (R); John Moolenaar (R); John Joyce (R); Jacob Laturner (R); Richard Hudson (R); Bruce Westerman (R); Erin Houchin (R); Scott DesJarlais (R); Michelle Fischbach (R); Jerry Carl (R); Harriet Hageman (R); Bill Huizenga (R); Doug Lamborn (R); Andy Harris (R); Wesley Hunt (R); Dusty Johnson (R); Gus Bilirakis (R); William Timmons (R); Barry Moore (R); Brian Mast (R); Ryan Zinke (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Darin LaHood (R); Byron Donalds (R); Drew Ferguson (R); Chip Roy (R); Kat Cammack (R); John James (R); Dan Meuser (R); Ralph Norman (R); Bill Posey (R); Alexander Mooney (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 16% (69 of 435)

Chamber Date Action
House Jul 19, 2023 Committee Hearings Held
House Feb 1, 2023 Introduced in House
House Feb 1, 2023 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 22 2023 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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