H.R.1895 - Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 04/30/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/05/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1895 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: (1) include among the eligibility criteria for certain Federal grants State laws authorizing gun confiscation by law enforcement officers in certain domestic violence cases; and (2) authorize grants for State hire of additional personnel for entering information relating to protection orders.
Introduced in House (04/30/2003)
Amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to: (1) authorize grants for training programs to establish integrated domestic violence courts; (2) include among the eligibility criteria of the National Stalker and Domestic Violence Reduction grant program State certification that its laws relating to the elements of a stalking offense require only that the defendant has on more than one occasion harassed or threatened the victim (thereby excluding any requirement for a specific intent to cause fear); and (3) authorize grants for State hire of additional personnel for entering information relating to stalking and domestic violence data.