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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2495

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Social Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act

Subject: Social welfare

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 prohibit any determination by the Commissioner of Social Security with respect to an individual, including one that OASDI and SSI benefits to which that individual is entitled shall be paid to a representative payee, from being considered to be a determination that the individual has been adjudicated as a mental defective to make it unlawful for the individual to engage in the shipment or transport of firearms or ammunition or receive any firearm or ammunition which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 3, 2016


Companion Bill: HB3516


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'.

12 sponsors: Mike Crapo; Steve Daines; Michael Enzi; Joni Ernst; Orrin Hatch; Dean Heller; James Inhofe; Jerry Moran; Rand Paul; Pat Roberts; Jeff Sessions; Dan Sullivan;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 12% (12 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 3, 2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 9 2016 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

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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