S.2920 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] (Introduced 11/20/2019)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/21/2019 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2920 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/20/2019)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
This bill reauthorizes through FY2029, modifies, and establishes new programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act, which provides funding and other support to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.
Among the bill's changes, it expands activities in rural areas and among tribal populations; addresses female genital mutilation; and establishes new protections to promote housing stability for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.