Bill seeks to treat gun violence as a public health issue

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 18, 2022 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 18, 2022 4:00 AM CT

A bill by state Rep. London Lamar would require data sharing between police departments and the state health department, and would require TDH to produce an annual report on the public health impacts of gun violence.

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London Lamar William Lamberth gun violence Tennessee Department of Health House Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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