H.R.8659: AVERT Future Violence Act of 2022

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Animal Violence Exposes Real Threat of Future Violence Act of 2022 or the AVERT Future Violence Act of 2022 This bill directs the National Institute of Justice within the Department of Justice (DOJ) to study the factors that contribute to acts of animal cruelty. The report must also analyze acts of animal cruelty as a predictor of future violence against humans. Additionally, the bill authorizes DOJ to establish a grant program to support the...

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Aug. 5, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Aug. 5, 2022

Introduced in the House by Katherine Clark (D-Mass.)

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