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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB202

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Social Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act

Subject: Social welfare: Firearms and explosives: Mental health: Poverty and welfare assistance: Social security and elderly assistance

Description: Social Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to specify that an OASDI or SSI benefit determination may not be considered, for purposes of restricting the possession or transfer of firearms, to be a determination that an individual has been adjudicated as a mental defective.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 24, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/202/all-info


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9 sponsors: Mike Crapo (R); Rand Paul (R); Jerry Moran (R); Dean Heller (R); Orrin Hatch (R); James Inhofe (R); Steve Daines (R); Pat Roberts (R); Joni Ernst (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 9% (9 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 24, 2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 3 2017 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

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