S. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013


Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 7, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 7, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-4


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
Length: 107 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1925 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012

H.R. 11 (Related)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 47” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jan 22, 2013
Reported by Committee
Jan 28, 2013
Passed Senate
Feb 12, 2013
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Passed House
Feb 28, 2013
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 7, 2013


61 cosponsors (52D, 7R, 2I) (show)
Feb 4, 2013 5:31 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Agreed to 85/8
Feb 7, 2013 4:01 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 34/65
Feb 12, 2013 2:39 p.m.
Bill Passed 78/22
Feb 28, 2013 11:56 a.m.
Passed 286/138

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