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H.Res. 90 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.

Introduced: 2017-02-03
Bill Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
 

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) gun violence is a public health issue; and (2) Congress should expand enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improve the mental health system, and make gun trafficking and straw purchasing a federal crime.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 90


    Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2017

    Mr. Lowenthal (for himself, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Keating, Mr. Lynch, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Meeks, Ms. Moore, Ms. Norton, Mr. Pocan, Miss Rice of New York, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Ellison, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. McNerney, and Mr. Cárdenas) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


RESOLUTION

    Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.

Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives that—

(1) gun violence is a public health issue; and

(2) Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe and healthy, including expanding enforceable background checks for all commercial gun sales, improving the mental health system in the United States, and making gun trafficking and straw purchasing a Federal crime.


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