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H.R. 4315 (114th): Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2016

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To authorize funding to increase access to mental health care treatment to reduce gun violence.

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Sponsor and status

Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 5, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)

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What legislators are saying

congresswoman sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the recent shooting of harris county deputy constable alden clopton
    — Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Sponsor) on Apr 15, 2016

Rep. Gosar Exposes Center for Biological Diversity for Dishonest Sue and Settle Tactics Forcing Arbitrary Listing of Species
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] on Aug 26, 2016

Rep. Gosar Exposes Center for Biological Diversity for Dishonest Sue and Settle Tactics Forcing Arbitrary Listing of Species
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] on Aug 26, 2016

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History

Jan 5, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4315 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4315. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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