To reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on September 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Mimi Walters Cosponsors Violence Against Women Act Extension”
— Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2018
Sep 13, 2018
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Mar 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1741.
H.R. 6796 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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