H.R.435 - National Gun Violence Research Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] (Introduced 01/10/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.435 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.