Title: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2017, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2017 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: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2017, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2017 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2017 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and June 2, 2017, 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: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3223)
Last Action Date: May 25, 2017
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10 sponsors: Richard Durbin (D); Tammy Duckworth (D); Dianne Feinstein (D); Al Franken (D); Christopher Coons (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Edward Markey (D); Thomas Carper (D); Tim Kaine (D); Robert Menendez (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 10% (10 of 100)
|Senate||May 25, 2017||Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3223)|
|Introduced||May 27 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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