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H.RES.551: Supporting the mission and goals of 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing public awareness of the rights, needs, and concerns of, and services available to assist, victims of crime in the United States.

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 Jim Costa, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 5 (4 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced April 10, 2014
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Expresses support for the mission and goals of 2014 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of crime on victims, the challenges to achieving justice for victims, and the many solutions to meet such challenges.

Recognizes: (1) that crime victims should be treated with dignity, fairness, and respect; and (2) the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the Victims of Crime Act of 1984.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 10, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.