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March 03, 2021

H.R. 1576, the National Gun Violence Research Act

Bill Status: Introduced

Last Action: May 18, 2021

Follow the bill's progress here.


The National Gun Violence Research Act


This bill promotes gun violence research, including by

  • removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives;
  • permitting funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be used for gun violence research;
  • establishing the National Gun Violence Research Program to promote gun violence research; and
  • authorizing various competitive grants to support research into the nature, causes, consequences, and prevention of gun violence.


Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Everytown for Gun Safety

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States United to Prevent Gun Violence