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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB3926

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Violence Research Act

Subject: Crime victims: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Health information and medical records: Health personnel: Health programs administration and funding: Health promotion and preventive care: Medical research: Medical tests and diagnostic methods: Product safety and quality: Research administration and funding: Violent crime: Health

Description: Gun Violence Research Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to specifically include injuries from gun violence as a research subject for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nothing in the CDC's research authorization may be construed to authorize support for advocacy or promotion of gun control. The CDC must improve the National Violent Death Reporting System, particularly through the voluntary participation of additional states. Nothing in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may be construed to prohibit a health care provider from discussing guns or gun safety with a patient or reporting a patient's threat of violence.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Last Action Date: November 6, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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88 sponsors: Michael Honda (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Tim Ryan (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Michelle Lujan Grisham (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Patrick Murphy (D); Ruben Gallego (D); Charles Rangel (D); James McGovern (D); Julia Brownley (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Betty McCollum (D); Cedric Richmond (D); Tony Cardenas (D); Donna Edwards (D); Gwen Moore (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Sam Farr (D); Kathy Castor (D); Daniel Lipinski (D); Bobby Rush (D); Albio Sires (D); Donald Norcross (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Chellie Pingree (D); Steve Cohen (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Alma Adams (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Seth Moulton (D); Mike Thompson (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); William Keating (D); Katherine Clark (D); Juan Vargas (D); Niki Tsongas (D); James Langevin (D); Janice Hahn (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Ed Perlmutter (D); Michael Capuano (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Henry Johnson (D); Diana DeGette (D); Joe Courtney (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Mark Takai (D); Danny Davis (D); Louise Slaughter (D); Jerrold Nadler (D); Don Beyer (D); Robert Scott (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Jared Polis (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); Andre Carson (D); Mark Takano (D); John Yarmuth (D); Judy Chu (D); Gregorio Sablan (I); Ted Lieu (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Beto O'Rourke (D); Rick Larsen (D); Barbara Lee (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Derek Kilmer (D); Lois Capps (D); Lois Frankel (D); Stephen Lynch (D); Adam Schiff (D); David Loebsack (D); Raul Ruiz (D); Jared Huffman (D); Robin Kelly (D); Norma Torres (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Jose Serrano (D); Dina Titus (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 20% (88 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Nov 6, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Nov 4, 2015 Introduced in House
House Nov 4, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Nov 7 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Health

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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