Bill 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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Status

Bill Text

Date Bill Type Click here for Bill Details (PDF)
2021-03-19 https://www.congress.gov/117/bills/hr1620/BILLS-117hr1620eh.pdf
2021-03-09 https://www.congress.gov/117/bills/hr1620/BILLS-117hr1620ih.pdf

Votes

Date Action Vote Document
2021-03-17On agreeing to the Nadler amendments (A002) H.Amdt.31Yea: 228 No: 197 Other: 4Document
2021-03-17On agreeing to the Stefanik amendment (A003) H.Amdt.32Yea: 177 No: 249 Other: 3Document
2021-03-17On agreeing to the Wagner amendment (A004) H.Amdt.33Yea: 242 No: 174 Other: 13Document
2021-03-17On passageYea: 244 No: 172 Other: 14Document

Amendments

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Bill History

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

Sponsors

Name District
Sheila Jackson-LeeHD-TX-18
Jerrold NadlerHD-NY-10
Brian FitzpatrickHD-PA-8
Steny HoyerHD-MD-5
Marcy KapturHD-OH-9
Gwen MooreHD-WI-4
Carolyn MaloneyHD-NY-12
Barbara LeeHD-CA-13
Eleanor NortonHD-DC
James McGovernHD-MA-2
Karen BassHD-CA-37
Joyce BeattyHD-OH-3
Jackie SpeierHD-CA-14
Debbie DingellHD-MI-12
Debbie Wasserman SchultzHD-FL-23
Adam SchiffHD-CA-28
Jim CostaHD-CA-16
Mark TakanoHD-CA-41
Dina TitusHD-NV-1
Suzan DelBeneHD-WA-1
Gerald ConnollyHD-VA-11
Earl BlumenauerHD-OR-3
Frederica WilsonHD-FL-24
Val DemingsHD-FL-10
Julia BrownleyHD-CA-26
Deborah RossHD-NC-2
Jimmy GomezHD-CA-34
Tom MalinowskiHD-NJ-7
Joseph MorelleHD-NY-25
Derek KilmerHD-WA-6
Steven HorsfordHD-NV-4
Susan WildHD-PA-7
Dean PhillipsHD-MN-3
Sara JacobsHD-CA-53
Frank MrvanHD-IN-1
Nikema WilliamsHD-GA-5
Grace MengHD-NY-6
Anthony BrownHD-MD-4
Daniel KildeeHD-MI-5
Elaine LuriaHD-VA-2
Nanette BarraganHD-CA-44
Brenda LawrenceHD-MI-14
Jim CooperHD-TN-5
Mike ThompsonHD-CA-5
Tom O'HalleranHD-AZ-1
Stephen LynchHD-MA-8
Danny DavisHD-IL-7
Adriano EspaillatHD-NY-13
Ann KusterHD-NH-2
Juan VargasHD-CA-51
Bonnie ColemanHD-NJ-12
Donald PayneHD-NJ-10
Madeleine DeanHD-PA-4
John GaramendiHD-CA-3
Peter WelchHD-VT
Nydia VelazquezHD-NY-7
Steve CohenHD-TN-9
Ritchie TorresHD-NY-15
Suzanne BonamiciHD-OR-1
Yvette ClarkeHD-NY-9
Emanuel CleaverHD-MO-5
Paul TonkoHD-NY-20
Lucille Roybal-AllardHD-CA-40
David CicillineHD-RI-1
Jahana HayesHD-CT-5
Marilyn StricklandHD-WA-10
Mark DeSaulnierHD-CA-11
Mary Gay ScanlonHD-PA-5
Eric SwalwellHD-CA-15
Bradley SchneiderHD-IL-10
Salud CarbajalHD-CA-24
Alcee HastingsHD-FL-20
Filemon VelaHD-TX-34
Katherine ClarkHD-MA-5
Abigail SpanbergerHD-VA-7
Adam SmithHD-WA-9
Chrissy HoulahanHD-PA-6
Sylvia GarciaHD-TX-29
Brendan BoyleHD-PA-13
Darren SotoHD-FL-9
Lori TrahanHD-MA-3
Dwight EvansHD-PA-2
Terri SewellHD-AL-7
Seth MoultonHD-MA-6
Tim RyanHD-OH-13
Mondaire JonesHD-NY-17
Andre CarsonHD-IN-7
Theodore DeutchHD-FL-21
Cheri BustosHD-IL-17
Jamie RaskinHD-MD-8
David ScottHD-GA-13
Thomas SuozziHD-NY-3
William KeatingHD-MA-9
Jared HuffmanHD-CA-2
Andy KimHD-NJ-3
Joseph NeguseHD-CO-2
Haley StevensHD-MI-11
Gregory MeeksHD-NY-5
Sean CastenHD-IL-6
Elizabeth FletcherHD-TX-7
Veronica EscobarHD-TX-16
Grace NapolitanoHD-CA-32
Donald McEachinHD-VA-4
Jason CrowHD-CO-6
John YarmuthHD-KY-3
Al GreenHD-TX-9
Kathy ManningHD-NC-6
Jerry McNerneyHD-CA-9
Diana DeGetteHD-CO-1
Alan LowenthalHD-CA-47
Colin AllredHD-TX-32
Lois FrankelHD-FL-22
Al LawsonHD-FL-5
Eddie JohnsonHD-TX-30
Henry JohnsonHD-GA-4
Kaialii KaheleHD-HI-2
Raul GrijalvaHD-AZ-3
Hakeem JeffriesHD-NY-8
Betty McCollumHD-MN-4
Michael DoyleHD-PA-14
Lisa RochesterHD-DE
G. ButterfieldHD-NC-1
Vicente GonzalezHD-TX-15
Sharice DavidsHD-KS-3
C.A. RuppersbergerHD-MD-2
Don BeyerHD-VA-8
Jimmy PanettaHD-CA-20
Donald NorcrossHD-NJ-1
Ilhan OmarHD-MN-5
Cori BushHD-MO-1
Kurt SchraderHD-OR-5
Lauren UnderwoodHD-IL-14
Kathy CastorHD-FL-14
Albio SiresHD-NJ-8
Frank PalloneHD-NJ-6
Greg StantonHD-AZ-9
Marie NewmanHD-IL-3
Norma TorresHD-CA-35
Bill PascrellHD-NJ-9
Rebecca SherrillHD-NJ-11
Josh GottheimerHD-NJ-5
Sean MaloneyHD-NY-18
John LarsonHD-CT-1
Gregorio SablanHD-MP
Ro KhannaHD-CA-17
Teresa FernandezHD-NM-3
Stacey PlaskettHD-VI
Marc VeaseyHD-TX-33
Janice SchakowskyHD-IL-9
Linda SanchezHD-CA-38
Zoe LofgrenHD-CA-19
Robert ScottHD-VA-3
Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHD-NY-14
Rashida TlaibHD-MI-13
Mark PocanHD-WI-2
Luis CorreaHD-CA-46
James LangevinHD-RI-2
Jake AuchinclossHD-MA-4
Ruben GallegoHD-AZ-7
Ed PerlmutterHD-CO-7
Judy ChuHD-CA-27
Rick LarsenHD-WA-2
Debra HaalandHD-NM-1
Ann KirkpatrickHD-AZ-1
Bobby RushHD-IL-1
Anna EshooHD-CA-18
Maxine WatersHD-CA-43
Joaquin CastroHD-TX-20
Andy LevinHD-MI-9
Stephanie MurphyHD-FL-7
Michael McCaulHD-TX-10
Pramila JayapalHD-WA-7
Ayanna PressleyHD-MA-7
David PriceHD-NC-4
Doris MatsuiHD-CA-6
Chellie PingreeHD-ME-1
Jennifer WextonHD-VA-10
Christopher PappasHD-NH-1
Kim SchrierHD-WA-8
Ted LieuHD-CA-33
Alma AdamsHD-NC-12
Matthew CartwrightHD-PA-17
Joe CourtneyHD-CT-2
Elissa SlotkinHD-MI-8
Raul RuizHD-CA-36
Lucy McBathHD-GA-6
Kathleen RiceHD-NY-4