Summary: S.2 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/22/2013)

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.