Text: H.R.674 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/17/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 674


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 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 17, 2019

Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York (for herself, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Cooper, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mrs. Torres of California, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Espaillat, Mrs. Hayes, Mr. Levin of Michigan, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Suozzi, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Payne, Mr. McEachin, Ms. Pressley, Mr. Carbajal, Ms. Shalala, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Rose of New York, Ms. Norton, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Scanlon, Mr. Foster, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Beyer, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Johnson of Texas, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Clay, Mr. Pappas, Mr. Rouda, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Ms. Wexton, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Welch, Mr. Engel, Mr. Soto, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Hill of California, Mr. Kennedy, Mrs. Dingell, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Panetta, Mrs. Demings, Mrs. McBath, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Velázquez, Mr. Horsford, Ms. Dean, Ms. Matsui, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, and Ms. Roybal-Allard) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Gun Violence Prevention Research Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. 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 $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2025 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.