US HB1620 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 184-2-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-10-05 - Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021

Sponsors

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]
Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Sara Jacobs [D-CA]Rep. Frank Mrvan [D-IN]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]
Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]
Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Marilyn Strickland [D-WA]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]
Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Kathy Manning [D-NC]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]
Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]
Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]
Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Teresa Fernandez [D-NM]Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]
Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]
Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]

Roll Calls

2021-03-17 - House - On passage (Y: 244 N: 172 NV: 0 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - On agreeing to the Wagner amendment (A004) H.Amdt.33 (Y: 242 N: 174 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - On agreeing to the Stefanik amendment (A003) H.Amdt.32 (Y: 177 N: 249 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [FAIL]
2021-03-17 - House - On agreeing to the Nadler amendments (A002) H.Amdt.31 (Y: 228 N: 197 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-10-05SenateCommittee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
2021-03-18SenateReceived in the Senate.
2021-03-17HouseThe 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.
2021-03-17HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2021-03-17HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 244 - 172 (Roll no. 86). (text: CR H1432-1456)
2021-03-17HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2021-03-17HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.32 On agreeing to the Stefanik amendment (A003) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 177 - 249 (Roll no. 85).
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.33 On agreeing to the Wagner amendment (A004) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 242 - 174 (Roll no. 84).
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.31 On agreeing to the Nadler amendments (A002) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 228 - 197 (Roll no. 83).
2021-03-17HouseUNFINISHED 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.
2021-03-17HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1476-1479)
2021-03-17HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, the House resumed consideration of H.R. 1620.
2021-03-17HousePursuant to clause 1(c) of Rule XIX, further consideration of H.R. 1620 was postponed.
2021-03-17HousePOSTPONED 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.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.33 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A004) pursuant to the rule.
2021-03-17HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wagner amendment No. 40.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.33 Amendment (A004) offered by Mrs. Wagner. (consideration: CR H1474-1475, H1477-1478; text: CR H1474)
2021-03-17HousePOSTPONED 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.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.32 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A003) pursuant to the rule.
2021-03-17HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stefanik amendment No. 36.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.32 Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Stefanik. (consideration: CR H1472-1474, H1478; text: CR H1472-1473)
2021-03-17HousePOSTPONED 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.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.31 The previous question was ordered on the amendment (A002) pursuant to the rule.
2021-03-17HouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Nadler en bloc amendment No. 1.
2021-03-17HouseH.Amdt.31 Amendments en bloc (A002) offered by Mr. Nadler. (consideration: CR H1463-1472, H1476-1477; text: CR H1464-1470)
2021-03-17HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1620.
2021-03-17HouseRule 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.
2021-03-17HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 233. (consideration: CR H1432-1475)
2021-03-16HouseRules 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.
2021-03-09HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseReferred 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.
2021-03-08HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1096)
2021-03-08HouseIntroduced in House

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Assault and harassment offenses
Child care and development
Child health
Child safety and welfare
Congressional oversight
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Crime and law enforcement
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Crimes against children
Crimes against women
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Criminal justice information and records
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Domestic violence and child abuse
Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
Firearms and explosives
Genetics
Government information and archives
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Health promotion and preventive care
Indian social and development programs
Law enforcement administration and funding
Law enforcement officers
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Sex offenses
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