Title: Sandy Hook Elementary School Violence Reduction Act
Subject: Child health: Child safety and welfare: Crime prevention: Criminal justice information and records: Digital media: Elementary and secondary education: Firearms and explosives: Health care coverage and access: Health personnel: Internet and video services: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Mental health: Teaching, teachers, curricula: Television and film: Violent crime: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Sandy Hook Elementary School Violence Reduction Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate with respect to congressional attention to gun violence, including concerning: support for efforts of the President; promotion of common sense proposals for preventing gun violence; assistance to law enforcement officers for combatting violent crime, protecting communities, and protecting themselves; safe and successful learning conditions for children attending school; tools for identifying individuals who pose a threat to themselves or others; keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of criminals and individuals not lawfully authorized to possess them; information-sharing to facilitate early identification of threats to public safety; promoting preparedness; training for educational professionals, health providers, and others to recognize indicators of the potential for violent behavior; the connection between violent media and violent behavior; the collection, study, and publication of relevant research; and access to mental health services, with a focus on children and young adults.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S44)
Last Action Date: January 22, 2013
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17 sponsors: Reid, Harry; Blumenthal, Richard; Boxer, Barbara; Brown, Sherrod; Cantwell, Maria; Coons, Christopher A.; Durbin, Richard; Feinstein, Dianne; Hirono, Mazie K.; Lautenberg, Frank R.; Leahy, Patrick J.; Levin, Carl; Menendez, Robert; Murphy, Christopher S.; Rockefeller, John D., IV; Schatz, Brian; Schumer, Charles E.;
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 17% (17 of 100)
|Senate||Jan 22, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S44)|
|Introduced||Jan 24 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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