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H.R. 4183 (115th): Domestic Violence Records Reporting Improvement Act of 2017

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To condition a State's eligibility for grants under the National Criminal History Improvement Program on compliance with certain requirements relating to increasing reporting of domestic violence records, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ryan Costello

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 31, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Oct 31, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 31, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Rep. Costello Comments on Gun Violence and Importance of Moving Related Legislation
    — Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 20, 2018

Reps. Rice & Costello Introduce Bill to Help Prevent Domestic Abusers from Buying Guns
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 1, 2017

Rep. Costello & Rep. Rice Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Victims of Domestic Abuse
    — Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 1, 2017

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Oct 31, 2017

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H.R. 4183 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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