Text: H.R.1882 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/12/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1882


To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to include the rural development voucher program as a covered housing program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 12, 2021

Mr. Vicente Gonzalez of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to include the rural development voucher program as a covered housing program, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “VAWA Protections for Rural Women Act of 2021”.

SEC. 2. Covered housing programs.

Paragraph (3) of section 41411(a) of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (34 U.S.C. 12491(a)(3)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (I), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) by redesignating subparagraph (J) as subparagraph (K); and

(3) by inserting after subparagraph (I) the following new subparagraph:

    “(J) rural development housing voucher assistance provided by the Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to section 542 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490r), without regard to subsection (b) of such section, and applicable appropriation Acts; and”.


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