H. R. 840
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 26, 2013
Mr. Sablan (for himself, Mrs. Christensen, Ms. Bordallo, and Ms. Moore) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To improve services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Sexual Assault Services grants
Paragraph (4) of section 14601(b) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 14043g(b)) is amended—
in the first
sentence, by striking
, except that the United States Virgin Islands,
American Samoa, Guam, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands shall each be allocated 0.125
percent of the total appropriations; and
by striking the third sentence.
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to grants under section 14601 of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 14043g) for fiscal year 2013 and succeeding fiscal years.