S. 2802 (114th): 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 ... Continue reading »



Apr 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rand Paul

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 13 pages


Apr 14, 2016

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S. 2802 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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