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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/24/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
02/03/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/24/2017Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]* 01/24/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/24/2017 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs02/03/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/24/2017)

Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

This bill prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, 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.