A bill to amend the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act to make improvements.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 91 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on July 24, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Casey, Murkowski Introduce Bill to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence”
— Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Sponsor) on Jul 26, 2019
“Murkowski, Casey Introduce Bill to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 26, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 24, 2019
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S. 2259 (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 S. 2259. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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