S. 2205 (112th): Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012

Introduced:
Mar 19, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 5846 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 18, 2012

Sponsor
Jerry Moran
Junior Senator from Kansas
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 19, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5846 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 19, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 19, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to prohibit funding to negotiate a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that restricts the Second Amendment rights of United States citizens.

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Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Committees

Senate Foreign Relations

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3/19/2012--Introduced.
Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. sovereignty and the constitutionally protected freedoms of American gun owners must be upheld and not be undermined by a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
Prohibits funds from being obligated or expended to use U.S. influence, in connection with negotiations for a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, to restrict the rights of U.S. citizens under the second amendment to the Constitution, or to otherwise regulate domestic manufacture, assembly, possession, use, transfer, or purchase of firearms, ammunition, or related items.

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