The Schumers called on rewards for states that submit background check records and penalize states that do not comply with reporting.
They also called on Congress to fully fund the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, asked the Department of Justice to compare state standards for involuntarily committing to mental health hospitals, Mashable reported.
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In July, a Louisiana shooting at Amy Schumer's move, "Trainwreck," killed two and injured nine others, the AP reported.
Schumer tweeted after the shooting that she was "heartbroken" by the incident.
SCHUMER snd SCHUMER,cousins, unite against guns pic.twitter.com/cgw2SmSLsq— Marcia Kramer (@MKramerTV) August 3, 2015
Sen. Schumer listing the most publicized mass-shootings that have happened this Summer. In Louisiana, Tennessee, SC. pic.twitter.com/ThP7tgMLz2— Colin Daileda (@ColinDaileda) August 3, 2015