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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

Short Title(s) as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Closing the Law Enforcement Consent Loophole Act of 2019
  • Ramona Brant Improvement of Conditions for Women in Federal Custody Act
  • SIMARRA Act
  • Stop Infant Mortality And Recidivism Reduction Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/13/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
11/13/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6569)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (46)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]* 11/13/2019
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]* 11/13/2019
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]* 11/13/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Judiciary11/13/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in Senate (11/13/2019)

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019

This bill modifies and reauthorizes through FY2025 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

Among other things, 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.