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S. 2846 (115th): Military Family PROTECT Act

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A bill to provide for multidisciplinary teams for military installations on child abuse and other domestic violence, to require a pilot program on nurse home visits to reduce child abuse and improve safe childcare among military families, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kirsten Gillibrand

Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2018
Length: 22 pages
May 15, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2018, 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).


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


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What legislators are saying

Senate Passes NDAA with Multiple Tillis Provisions, Heads to Presidents Desk
    — Sen. Thom Tillis [R-NC] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 1, 2018

Tillis Secures Multiple Provisions in Final NDAA
    — Sen. Thom Tillis [R-NC] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2018

Tillis Supports Senate Passage of NDAA, Includes Delaying Transfer of F-35 to Turkey & Upgrades To NC Military Installations
    — Sen. Thom Tillis [R-NC] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 19, 2018

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May 15, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2846 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2846. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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