Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulHow low is the bar for presidential candidates, anyway? Lawmaker seeks to investigate Obama's foreign tax compliance law Funding bill rejected as shutdown nears MORE is pushing for a vote to restrict President Obama's ability to enact new gun control regulations.
The legislation is currently being fast-tracked through the Senate. It's expected to be placed on the Senate calendar next month once lawmakers return to Washington from their recess. No vote has currently been scheduled.
The legislation would also allow for any state official, member of Congress or person affected by an executive action on gun control to launch a civil lawsuit.
President Obama is reportedly considering action on guns, potentially to expand background check requirements.
The legislation to stop him faces an uphill battle in Congress, where Democrats are likely to block it.