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H.R.11: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Gwen Moore, D-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 200 (200 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action April 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) to add or expand definitions of several terms used in such Act.

Modifies or expands grant conditions under such Act, including requirements relating to: (1) nondisclosure of personally identifying information or other client information, (2) information sharing between grantees and subgrantees, (3) civil rights and nondiscrimination, (4) audits, and (5) nonprofit organizations.

Requires the Office on Violence Against Women of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to establish a biennial conferral process with state and tribal coalitions, technical assistance providers, and other key stakeholders on the administration of grants and related matters.

Requires the Attorney General to authorize in writing expenditures for DOJ conferences that exceed $20,000.

Title I: Enhancing Judicial and Law Enforcement Tools to Combat Violence Against Women - Amend...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 29, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Jan. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 22, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary