H.R. 1565 (113th): Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013


Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2013
Length: 50 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect Second Amendment rights, ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, and provide a responsible and consistent background check process.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/2013--Introduced.Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to reauthorize for FY2014-FY2017 the grant program for improvements to the criminal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1565”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


188 cosponsors (186D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1217 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2015

H.R. 1605 (Related)
Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 17, 2013

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