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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation HR656

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should not confirm a nominee to the United States Supreme Court whose professional record or statements display opposition to the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun owners, including the fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms as affirmed in the District of Columbia et al. v. Heller and McDonald et al. v. City of Chicago, Illinois, et al. cases.

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Congressional oversight: Congressional-executive branch relations: Constitution and constitutional amendments: Firearms and explosives: Judges: Supreme Court

Description: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should not confirm a nominee to the United States Supreme Court whose professional record or statements display opposition to the Second Amendment freedoms of law-abiding gun owners, including the fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms as affirmed in the District of Columbia et al. v. Heller and McDonald et al. v. City of Chicago, Illinois, et al. cases. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should not confirm a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court whose professional record or statements display opposition to Second Amendment rights.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Last Action Date: April 1, 2016

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-resolution/656/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Todd Young (R);

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

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 1, 2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
House Mar 21, 2016 Introduced in House
House Mar 21, 2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 22 2016 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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