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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB572

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Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act

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

Description: Veterans Second 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 Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 164.

Last Action Date: September 4, 2013

Link: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:SN00572:@@@L&summ2=m&

Companion Bill: HB577

Sponsors

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15 sponsors: Burr, Richard; Boozman, John; Chambliss, Saxby; Cochran, Thad; Crapo, Mike; Enzi, Michael B.; Inhofe, James M.; Moran, Jerry; Murkowski, Lisa; Risch, James E.; Roberts, Pat; Sessions, Jeff; Thune, John; Vitter, David; Wicker, Roger F.;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 15% (15 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Sep 4, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Sanders under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/01/2013 without amendment. With written report No. 113-86.
Senate Sep 4, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 164.
Senate Jul 24, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Senate Jun 12, 2013 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-111.
Senate Mar 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Sep 5 2013 federal link bill text
Introduced Mar 22 2013 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Veterans' Affairs

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