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Proposed Federal Firearm Legislation SB281

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2021

Subject: Health: Accidents: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Crime prevention: Department of Health and Human Services: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Health programs administration and funding: Medical research: Research administration and funding: Violent crime

Description: Authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Session: 117th Congress

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: February 8, 2021

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/281/all-info

Companion Bill: HB825

Sponsors

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37 sponsors: Edward Markey (D); Brian Schatz (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Thomas Carper (D); Christopher Coons (D); Maria Cantwell (D); Robert Casey (D); Sherrod Brown (D); Elizabeth Warren (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Richard Durbin (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Angus King (I); Jacky Rosen (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Jeff Merkley (D); Jack Reed (D); Cory Booker (D); Robert Menendez (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Amy Klobuchar (D); Catherine Cortez Masto (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Bernard Sanders (I); Tina Smith (D); Benjamin Cardin (D); Mark Warner (D); Michael Bennet (D); Tim Kaine (D); Patrick Leahy (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Ron Wyden (D); Mazie Hirono (D); Martin Heinrich (D); Gary Peters (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 37% (37 of 100)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 3 2021 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: S

Committee Name: Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions

Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

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