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PA Bill Number: HB2856

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for sale or transfer of firearms, and establishing the Pennsylvania Gun Buyback Program . ...

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Last Action Date: Sep 24, 2022

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB1217

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Protects veterans and their 2nd Amendment rights from government overreach.

Legislation Overview

Title: Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Subject: Armed forces and national security: Criminal justice information and records: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Veterans' pensions and compensation

Description: Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from transmitting certain information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) utilized by licensed importers or dealers of firearms. Specifically, the bill prohibits the VA from transmitting personally identifying information of a veteran or a beneficiary to the NICS solely on the basis that such veteran or beneficiary has an appointed fiduciary to manage their benefits, unless there is an order or finding of a judicial authority that such veteran or beneficiary is a danger to themselves or others.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

Last Action Date: April 12, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/1217/all-info

Sponsors

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20 sponsors: Mike Bost (R); Liz Cheney (R); Brad Wenstrup (R); Ken Buck (R); Barry Moore (R); Dan Newhouse (R); Mo Brooks (R); Rodney Davis (R); Chip Roy (R); Bill Posey (R); Mark Amodei (R); Debbie Lesko (R); Stephanie Bice (R); Vicky Hartzler (R); Andy Biggs (R); David Cawthorn (R); Tracey Mann (R); Ted Budd (R); Ben Cline (R); Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 12 2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
House Feb 23 2021 Introduced in House
House Feb 23 2021 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 23 2021 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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