S.Res.478 - A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 05/25/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/25/2016 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3176-3177) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.478 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/25/2016)
Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and June 2, 2016, 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.