Title: Expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Commemorative events and holidays: Community life and organization: Firearms and explosives: Violent crime
Description: Expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and June 2, 2016, as National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Calls on the people of the United States to: promote greater awareness of gun violence and gun safety; wear orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day; concentrate heightened attention on 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: June 1, 2016
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49 sponsors: Robin Kelly (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Charles Rangel (D); Mike Thompson (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Joyce Beatty (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Barbara Lee (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Marcia Fudge (D); Seth Moulton (D); Mike Quigley (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Earl Blumenauer (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Carolyn Maloney (D); Jose Serrano (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); John Yarmuth (D); Kathleen Rice (D); Betty McCollum (D); Chaka Fattah (D); G. Butterfield (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Stacey Plaskett (D); Ruben Gallego (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Eliot Engel (D); Janice Hahn (D); Danny Davis (D); Mark Takano (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Nydia Velazquez (D); Julia Brownley (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Joe Courtney (D); Gwen Moore (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); Grace Meng (D); William Keating (D); Paul Tonko (D); Elizabeth Esty (D); Kathy Castor (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); James McGovern (D); Ted Lieu (D); Ed Perlmutter (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 11% (49 of 435)
|House||Jun 1, 2016||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||May 25, 2016||Introduced in House|
|House||May 25, 2016||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||May 26 2016||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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