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HR 1620

Title: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021
Author: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

Summary

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

This bill modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

The bill also authorizes new programs, makes changes to federal firearms laws, and establishes new protections to promote housing stability and economic security for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Status
Introduced in House 03/08/2021
Introduced in House 03/08/2021
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1096) 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, Veterans' Affairs, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/08/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/09/2021
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 233 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868 and H.J. Res. 17. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868, and H.J.Res. 17. The resolution provides that H.Res. 232 is hereby adopted. 03/16/2021
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 233. (consideration: CR H1432-1475) 03/17/2021
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868 and H.J. Res. 17. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1620, H.R. 6, H.R. 1603, H.R. 1868, and H.J.Res. 17. The resolution provides that H.Res. 232 is hereby adopted. 03/17/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1620. 03/17/2021
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Nadler en bloc amendment No. 1. 03/17/2021
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Nadler amendment en bloc No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Fischbach demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 03/17/2021
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stefanik amendment No. 36. 03/17/2021
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stefanik amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Stefanik demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 03/17/2021
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wagner amendment No. 40. 03/17/2021
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wagner amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mrs. Wagner demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 03/17/2021
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further consideration of H.R. 1620 was postponed. 03/17/2021
Pursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 1620. 03/17/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1476-1479) 03/17/2021
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed. 03/17/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection. 03/17/2021
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 03/17/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 244 - 172 (Roll no. 86).(text: CR H1432-1456) 03/17/2021
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 244 - 172 (Roll no. 86). (text: CR H1432-1456) 03/17/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 03/17/2021
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. 1620. 03/17/2021
Received in the Senate. 03/18/2021

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