H.R.602: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Jeff Miller, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 8, 2013
Latest Major Action July 19, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Veterans 2nd 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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 19, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
July 19, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 113-159.
May 8, 2013 Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
May 8, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
May 8, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Feb. 8, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.