H.R. 4970 (112th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012


Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 16, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Sandy Adams

Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2012
Length: 192 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4982 (Related)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2012

S. 1925 (Related)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4970” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2012
Reported by Committee
May 8, 2012
Passed House
May 16, 2012
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40 cosponsors (40R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

May 16, 2012 5:29 p.m.
Passed 222/205

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