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Introduced in Senate (04/05/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 834


To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 5 (legislative day, April 4), 2017

Mr. Markey (for himself, Mr. Schumer, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Reed, Mr. Blumenthal, Ms. Warren, Ms. Duckworth, Mr. Casey, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Schatz, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Brown, Mr. Carper, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Coons, Mr. Booker, Ms. Harris, Mr. Menendez, and Mrs. Feinstein) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Funding for research by CDC on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.

There is authorized to be appropriated to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 through 2023 for the purpose of conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention under the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 201 et seq.). The amount authorized to be appropriated by the preceding sentence is in addition to any other amounts authorized to be appropriated for such purpose.