H.R. 1095: Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2017

To amend the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize appropriations to provide assistance for domestic and foreign programs and centers for the treatment of victims of torture, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 15, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 15, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2017
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 15, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1095 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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