S. 717: POWER Act

A bill to promote pro bono legal services as a critical way in which to empower survivors of domestic violence.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 23, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Mar 23, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 23, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Dan Sullivan

Junior Senator from Alaska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed Senate (House next)

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 717 is 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.

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