S. 2802: Protecting Gun Rights and Due Process Act


Apr 14, 2016


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.


Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 13 pages


1% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

A bill to provide adequate protections for gun owners.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


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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Apr 14, 2016

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