US SB2671 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-1)
Status: Introduced on October 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-23 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Break the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local government that are disproportionately impacted by gun and group-related violence. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health must award grants for hospital-based violence intervention programs that reduce the risk of violent injury and retaliation among high-risk patients.

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Title

Break the Cycle of Violence Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-23SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB4836 (Same As) 2019-11-15 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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