About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to protect the rights of victims of child abuse.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Feb 6, 1986
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4157”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
29 cosponsors (19R, 10D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4157 — 99th Congress: Child Abuse Victims Rights Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4157
“H.R. 4157 — 99th Congress: Child Abuse Victims Rights Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4157>
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