To authorize funding to increase access to mental health care treatment to reduce gun violence.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Lawmaker talks state, federal gun safety at St. Cloud town hall”
— Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL9] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018
Jan 5, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4315 (114th).
Apr 6, 2017
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H.R. 1982 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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