H.R. 203 (110th): Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act

Introduced:
Jan 04, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Jan 04, 2007
 
Sponsor
Steven Rothman
Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 04, 2007
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3594 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2005

 
Full Title

To amend Federal crime grant programs relating to domestic violence to encourage States and localities to implement gun confiscation policies, reform stalking laws, create integrated domestic violence courts, and hire additional personnel for entering protection orders, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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1/4/2007--Introduced.
Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: (1) include among the eligibility criteria for certain federal grants state laws authorizing gun confiscation by law enforcement officers in certain domestic violence cases; and (2) authorize grants for state hire of additional personnel for entering information relating to protection orders.
Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to:
(1) authorize grants for training programs to establish integrated domestic violence courts;
(2) include among the eligibility criteria of the National Stalker and Domestic Violence Reduction grant program state certification that its laws relating to the elements of a stalking offense require only that the defendant has on more than one occasion harassed or threatened the victim (thereby excluding any requirement for a specific intent to cause fear); and
(3) authorize grants for state hire of additional personnel for entering information relating to stalking and domestic violence data.

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