To clarify that the Dickey Amendment does not prevent the use of funds for research on mental health, gun violence, and how they intersect, and to provide for reporting on the effects of gun violence.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on December 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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38 Cosponsors (38 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Kelly Renews Push for Common Sense Gun Safety Laws”
— Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Sponsor) on Mar 8, 2018
“Watson Coleman Requests Votes in Lieu of Moment of Silence for Trenton Mass Shooting”
— Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 19, 2018
Dec 6, 2017
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H.R. 4573 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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