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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 184


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

January 17, 2019

Mr. Markey (for himself, Mr. Blumenthal, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Casey, Ms. Hassan, Ms. Warren, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Udall, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Reed, Mr. Schumer, Ms. Stabenow, Ms. Duckworth, Ms. Harris, Mr. Murphy, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Coons, Mr. Leahy, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Hirono, Mr. Heinrich, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Smith, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Brown, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Carper, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Booker, Mr. Bennet, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Merkley, Mr. Warner, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Wyden, Ms. Rosen, and Mr. Peters) 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. Short title.

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

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.