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

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

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Patrick Leahy

Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2013
Length: 107 pages
Introduced:

Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 7, 2013

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

Law:

Pub.L. 113-4

History

Jan 22, 2013
 
Introduced

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Jan 28, 2013
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 12, 2013
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Feb 26, 2013
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Feb 28, 2013
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Mar 7, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 47 (113th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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