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S. 5 (113th): A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

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Harry Reid

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

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


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Jan 22, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 5 (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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