H.R.8957: Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2022

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Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act of 2022 This bill increases by .5% the excise tax on firearms, including pistols, revolvers, and shells and cartridges. The bill establishes the Gun Violence Prevention Trust Fund into which the increased tax revenues are deposited to fund gun violence prevention programs. The Trust Fund creates separate accounts for violence prevention, gun violence research, hate crimes data collection and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Sept. 23, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 22, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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.
Sept. 22, 2022

Introduced in the House by Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.)

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