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S. 2259 (116th): Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act of 2019

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

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 91 pages
Introduced
Jul 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 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).

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

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

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What stakeholders are saying

Alliance of Tribal Coalitions to End Violence ATCEV supports this bill on behalf of our organization that provides technical assistance and consultation with tribal coalitions serving Alaska and mainland US. Alaska Natives and American Indians deserve parity with other non native service providers and organizations providing like services.

History

Jul 24, 2019
 
Introduced

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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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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