H.R. 840: To improve services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 26, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 840

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 2013

(for himself, Mrs. Christensen, Ms. Bordallo, and Ms. Moore) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To improve services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

1.

Sexual Assault Services grants

(a)

Amendment

Paragraph (4) of section 14601(b) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 14043g(b)) is amended—

(1)

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

(2)

by striking the third sentence.

(b)

Effective date

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.