A bill to curtail the use of changes in mandatory programs affecting the Crime Victims Fund to inflate spending.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
Length: 10 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on June 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
20 Cosponsors (20 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Toomey Bill to Direct More Money For Crime Victims Clears Senate Budget Committee”
— Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2015
“Senate Budget Committee Approves Toomey Bill to Boost Funds for Crime Victims”
— Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY, 1997-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 24, 2015
“Perry Joins Effort to End Raid on Crime Victims Fund”
— Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA10] on Nov 23, 2015
Jun 3, 2015
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Jun 24, 2015
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Jul 21, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on the Budget
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Dec 12, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3746 (115th).
Oct 26, 2020
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 4879 (116th).
S. 1495 (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 S. 1495. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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