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
Companion Bill: HB577
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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)
|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.|
|Introduced||Sep 5 2013||federal link||bill text|
|Introduced||Mar 22 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Veterans' Affairs
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