S. 2802: Protecting Gun Rights and Due Process Act

S. 2802, the Protecting Gun Rights and Due Process Act, is a Second Amendment-related bill to require any individual to be declared mentally incompetent before they can be added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which is consulted when anybody tries to buy a gun. The bill raises the current threshold for preventing somebody from owning or ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 14, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Apr 14, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2802 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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