To provide for a matching funds waiver for formula grants and subgrants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 1, 2020
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Cline Introduces H.R. 6685 The Protect Our Women and Waive Emergency Requirements (POWER) Act”
— Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA6] (Co-sponsor) on May 4, 2020
May 1, 2020
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H.R. 6685 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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