Summary: H.R.4456 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2000)

Community Gun Prosecutor Act of 2000 - Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to State attorneys general, prosecutors, local governments, and Indian tribal prosecutors to establish or expand existing community prosecution programs for gun-related crimes, including for hiring and training prosecutors. Directs the Attorney General to ensure that grant awards are distributed equitably between urban and rural communities.

Sets forth provisions regarding eligibility requirements, permissible uses of funds, and evaluations.

Requires that not more than one percent of appropriated funds be directed to the Attorney General to finance a study evaluating grants made under this Act.

Authorizes appropriations.