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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB2

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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)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S44)
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 24 2013 federal link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Judiciary

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