S.2671 - Break the Cycle of Violence Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] (Introduced 10/23/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/23/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2671 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/23/2019)
Break the Cycle of Violence Act
This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives.
Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence.
Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.