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H.R. 1892: Violence Against Women Extension Act of 2021

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To reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Elise Stefanik

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2021
Length: 7 pages
Mar 12, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 12, 2021

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80 Cosponsors (80 Republicans)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

LaMalfa Says Violence Against Women Bill Should Be Focused on Helping Women, Not Placing Them At Risk
    — Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 18, 2021

STATEMENT: Wittman on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
    — Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 17, 2021

Timmons Supports Clean Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
    — Rep. William Timmons [R-SC4] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 17, 2021

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Mar 12, 2021

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