H.R.3402: Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced July 22, 2005
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 5, 2006

Bill Summary

Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) to set forth revised definitions and grant conditions, including: (1) not requiring matching funds for entities demonstrating financial need; (2) requirements for the protection of the confidentiality and privacy of persons receiving services under such Act; and (3) standards for the release and sharing...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 109-233.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 129.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 462 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3402 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
Rule H. Res. 462 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 462.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3402 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on the Judiciary now printed in the bill. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 462 and Rule XVIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ray LaHood to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3402.
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3402 as unfinished business.
Considered as unfinished business.
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sensenbrenner amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cuellar amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cuellar amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capuano amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kennedy (MN) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown-Waite amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Slaughter amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kolbe amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the King (IA) amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 462 the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Ryan (OH) amendment.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3402.
The House adopted the remaining amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Mr. Stupak moved to recommit with instructions to Judiciary.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stupak motion to recommit with instructions. Instructions seek to recommit the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with instructions to report the same back to the House forthwith with an amendment adding a new title XI - Gas Price Gouging.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 195 - 226 (Roll no. 500).
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 415 - 4 (Roll no. 501).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3402.
Received in the Senate.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mr. Sensenbrenner moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 3402.
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 109-162.
July 22, 2005

Introduced in the House by F. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)

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