S. 11 (103rd): Violence Against Women Act of 1993


Jan 21, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 27, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Sep 10, 1993
Length: 225 pages

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H.R. 1133 (same title)
Passed House — Nov 20, 1993

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to combat violence and crimes against women on the streets and in homes.

Summary (CRS)

9/10/1993--Reported to Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Safe Streets for Women Subtitle A: Federal Penalties for Sex Crimes Subtitle B: Law Enforcement and Prosecution Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 27, 1993
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 11”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


66 cosponsors (49D, 17R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 15 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 1991

S. 2787 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 2000

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