Summary: H.R.435 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.435. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/10/2019)

National Gun Violence Research Act

This bill amends various provisions of law and sets forth new provisions to promote gun violence research.

Among other things, the bill does the following:

  • removes limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives;
  • permits funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be used for gun violence research;
  • establishes the National Gun Violence Research Program to promote gun violence research; and
  • authorizes various competitive grants to support research into the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of gun violence.