H.R. 4848 (106th): Violence Against Women Office Act


Jul 13, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Forbes

Representative for New York's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2000
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Violence Against Women Office within the Department of Justice.

Summary (CRS)

7/13/2000--Introduced.Violence Against Women Office Act - Establishes within the Department of Justice (DOJ) a Violence Against Women Office, headed by a Director.Specifies the duties of the Director, including serving as ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 2000

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4848”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


144 cosponsors (137D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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