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Break the Cycle of Violence Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to build safer, thriving communities, and save lives by investing in effective violence reduction initiatives.


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Date
10/23/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date
10/23/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary10/23/2019 Referred to

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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.