H.R. 2772 (113th): Rape Survivor Child Custody Act


Jul 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Attorney General to make grants to States that have in place laws that terminate the parental rights of men who father children through rape.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2013--Introduced.Rape Survivor Child Custody Act - Directs the Attorney General to make grants to states that have in place a law that allows the mother of any child that was ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 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. 2772”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


54 cosponsors (40D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1257 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2015

S. 2443 (Related)
Rape Survivor Child Custody Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 5, 2014

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