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

Introduced:

Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Sandy Adams

Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 27, 2012
 
Introduced

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May 8, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

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May 16, 2012
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
40 cosponsors (40R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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

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

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