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S. 1959: Ensuring Representation for Survivors Act

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A bill to expand and improve the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program to ensure legal assistance is provided for survivors in proceedings related to domestic violence and sexual assault, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dan Sullivan

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jun 25, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jun 25, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 25, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

Jun 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1959 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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