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H.R. 563: Identifying Mass Shooters Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 5, 2023.

Identifying Mass Shooters Act

This bill requires the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to report to Congress on the content patterns used by mass shooters through online platforms and social media channels.

Additionally, the bill directs the NIJ to solicit applications for research grants on any items for further study that are identified in the report.

Finally, the bill requires the NIJ to submit findings and federal legislative recommendations to Congress.