H.R.840: To improve services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

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 Gregorio 'Kilili' Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Marina Islands
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to increase from 0.125% to 1.5% the allocation of appropriations to each of the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for grants to support the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of rape crisis centers and other programs and projects to assist those victimized by sexual assault.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.