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Text of the To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 by expanding the legal assistance for victims of violence grant program ...

...violence grant program to include legal assistance for victims of dating violence.

This bill was introduced on May 16, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 16, 2001 (Introduced).

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HR 1875 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1875

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 by expanding the legal assistance for victims of violence grant program to include legal assistance for victims of dating violence.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2001

Mr. HUTCHINSON (for himself and Mrs. MORELLA) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 by expanding the legal assistance for victims of violence grant program to include legal assistance for victims of dating violence.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE.

    Section 1201 of the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 3796gg-6) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (a), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’;

      (2) in subsection (b)--

        (A) by inserting before paragraph (1) the following:

      ‘(1) DATING VIOLENCE- The term ‘dating violence’ means violence committed by a person--

        ‘(A) who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; and

        ‘(B) where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors:

          ‘(i) the length of the relationship;

          ‘(ii) the type of relationship; and

          ‘(iii) the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.’;

        (B) by redesignating paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) as paragraphs (2), (3), and (4) respectively; and

        (C) in paragraph (3), as redesignated by subparagraph (B) of this paragraph, by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’;

      (3) in subsection (c)--

        (A) in paragraph (1), by inserting--

          (i) ‘, dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence’; and

          (ii) ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’;

        (B) in paragraph (2), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’; and

        (C) in paragraph (3), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’;

      (4) in subsection (d)--

        (A) in paragraph (1), by inserting ‘, dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence’;

        (B) in paragraph (2), by inserting ‘, dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence’;

        (C) in paragraph (3), by inserting ‘, dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence’; and

        (D) in paragraph (4), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’;

      (5) in subsection (e), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’; and

      (6) in subsection (f)(2)(A), by inserting ‘dating violence,’ after ‘domestic violence,’.