Bill Text — May 21, 2012
This bill’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (May 21, 2012) is now available.
Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2012
Length: 192 pages
To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.
5/16/2012--Passed House amended.Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 - Section3 - Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) to add or expand definitions of several terms for ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 656 (112th).
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Last Action: Apr 27, 2012
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4970 — 112th Congress: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4970
“H.R. 4970 — 112th Congress: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4970>
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