Summary: H.Res.367 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Res.367. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/25/2017)

Establishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on:

  • the causes of mass shootings,
  • methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background check system,
  • connections between access to firearms and dangerously mentally ill individuals,
  • strengthening federal penalties for trafficking and straw purchasing of firearms,
  • closing loopholes that allow some domestic abusers continued access to firearms,
  • linkages between firearms and suicide,
  • gun violence's effect on public health,
  • the correlation between state gun violence prevention laws and the incidence of gun violence,
  • the importance of having reliable and accurate information on gun violence and its toll on our nation,
  • the implementation of effective gun violence prevention laws in accordance with the Second Amendment to the Constitution, and
  • rates of gun violence in large metropolitan areas.