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S. 834 (115th): 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.

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Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 5, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 5, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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What legislators are saying

Senator Markey Leads Colleagues in Calling on Key Senate Committee to Take Action on Legislation to Fund Gun Violence Research at CDC
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018

Menendez, Booker Call for Action on Legislation to Fund Gun Violence Research at CDC
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018

Wyden, Colleagues Call on Key Senate Committee to Take Action on Legislation to Fund Gun Violence Research at CDC
    — Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018

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History

Apr 5, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 834 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 834. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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