H.R. 1177 (113th): Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lois Capps

Representative for California's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/2013--Introduced.Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to modify the definition of:(1) "intimate partner" to include a dating partner or former dating partner of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 2013

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. 1177”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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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