Summary: H.R.5671 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5671. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/07/2016)

Urban Progress Act of 2016

This bill provides support (e.g. grant programs or tax credits) for:

  • the Rental Assistance Demonstration program that improves public housing,
  • qualified ex-felons and employers who hire them,
  • economically disadvantaged communities,
  • a training program for workers,
  • a program for providing eligible youth with summer employment opportunities,
  • a plan to reduce the number of children living in poverty,
  • benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for children who attend summer school,
  • families that have children and are under 150% of the poverty line,
  • a process to expunge and seal certain youth criminal records,
  • an effort in preventing juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity, and
  • a program for increasing the racial diversity of law enforcement agencies.

The bill also addresses gun violence, including by: (1) making trafficking in firearms a crime, (2) establishing firearm prohibitions for certain high-risk individuals, (3) establishing background check requirements, and (4) requiring gun owners to report a lost or stolen firearm to Department of Justice and local law enforcement authorities within 48 hours of discovery.