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H.R. 1652 (117th): VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021

To deposit certain funds into the Crime Victims Fund, to waive matching requirements, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jerrold Nadler

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Mar 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-27

38 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 15 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Wagner Helps Victims of Traumatic Crimes, Passes Her Legislation To Support Survivor Recovery
    — Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 17, 2021

Rep. Langevin Joins President Biden, Vice President Harris at the White House for Crime Victims Bill Signing
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2, 2001-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 22, 2021

Crapo Statement on Passage of Crime Victims Fund Fix Legislation
    — Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] on Jul 20, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1652 will add $7.5 billion in new spending through 2031.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 611: VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021

Introduced on Mar 4, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Mar 8, 2021

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Mar 12, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Mar 17, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 20, 2021
Passed Senate

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Jul 22, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1652 (117th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1652. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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