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S. 1473 (114th): 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.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 2, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1473

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 2, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Blumenthal, Ms. Warren, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Murphy, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Hirono, Mrs. Murray, and Mrs. Boxer) 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.

1.

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 $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2021 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.