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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HR541

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Legislation Overview

Title: Expressing support for designation of June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".

Subject: Commemorative events and holidays: Community life and organization: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Expressing support for designation of June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States to: promote greater awareness about gun violence and gun safety; concentrate annual heightened attention to gun violence during the summer months, when gun violence typically increases; and bring citizens and community leaders together to discuss ways to make the communities safer.

Session: 114th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: December 4, 2015

Link: NA

Sponsors

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17 sponsors: Charles Rangel (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); William Keating (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Nita Lowey (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Mike Thompson (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Sander Levin (D); Judy Chu (D); Mike Quigley (D); Gwen Moore (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Kathleen Rice (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (17 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Dec 4, 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Nov 30, 2015 Introduced in House
House Nov 30, 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Dec 1 2015 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee
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