New Cosponsor — Jul 25, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Jim DeMint [R-SC, 2005-2012]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (22 Republicans).
Mar 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2012
Length: 2 pages
A bill to prohibit funding to negotiate a United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that restricts the Second Amendment rights of United States citizens.
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 ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2205”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2205 — 112th Congress: Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2205
“S. 2205 — 112th Congress: Second Amendment Sovereignty Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2205>
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