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H.R. 5041 (116th): Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act of 2019

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To amend the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act to make improvements.

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Sponsor and status

Lucy McBath

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 12, 2019
Length: 91 pages
Nov 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 12, 2019, 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).


65 Cosponsors (59 Democrats, 6 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Rep. Katko, Local Service Agencies Urge Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Domestic Violence, Support Survivors & Families
    — Rep. John Katko [R-NY24] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2019

Congresswoman Moore Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Domestic Violence
    — Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI4] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

Cole, McBath, Moore and Katko Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Domestic Violence
    — Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019

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Nov 12, 2019

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H.R. 5041 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5041. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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