H.R. 739 (111th): Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act


Jan 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative for California's 34th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2009
Length: 81 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote the economic security and safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/28/2009--Introduced.Security and Financial Empowerment (SAFE) Act - Sets forth entitlement standards and implementation guidelines for employee use of emergency leave to address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 28, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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