To protect the pets of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2015
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 4, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Clark Reintroduces Bill Protecting Domestic Violence Victims and Pets”
— Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA5] (Sponsor) on Mar 6, 2015
“Ros-Lehtinen And Clark Reintroduce Bill Protecting Domestic Violence Victims And Pets”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 11, 2015
Jul 30, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5267 (113th).
Mar 4, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 7, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 909 (115th).
H.R. 1258 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1258. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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