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S. 47 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

Crime and law enforcement. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
13 proposed amendments. 3 accepted. 5 rejected. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On the Motion to Proceed S. 47

PASSED on February 4, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
0 voted present/not voting

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

S. 47 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.
Other Titles
  • VAWA bill
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
  • SAFER Act of 2013
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2013
  • Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aging
  • Alaska
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Child health
  • Child safety and welfare
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime victims
  • Crimes against children
  • Crimes against women
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Detention of persons
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Education programs funding
  • Educational facilities and institutions
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Family services
  • Foreign aid and international relief
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Genetics
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Higher education
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Human rights
  • Human trafficking
  • Immigrant health and welfare
  • Immigration status and procedures
  • Indian social and development programs
  • International organizations and cooperation
  • Internet and video services
  • Judicial procedure and administration
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Low- and moderate-income housing
  • Marriage and family status
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Nursing
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • Public housing
  • Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
  • Research administration and funding
  • Right of privacy
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • School administration
  • Sex offenses
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Telephone and wireless communication
  • U.S. territories and protectorates
  • Violent crime
  • Visas and passports
  • Women's health
  • Women's rights
  • Worker safety and health
  • Youth employment and child labor
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2013
Amendments (13 proposed)
Passed Senate2/12/2013
Passed House2/28/2013
Signed by President3/07/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenateOn the Motion to Proceed S. 472/04/2013This motion PASSED the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 14 (Grassley) to S. 47: In the nature of a substitute.2/07/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 13 (Coburn) to S. 47: To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of ...2/11/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.2/12/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 21 (Leahy) to S. 47: To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection ...2/12/2013This amendment PASSED the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 10 (Portman) to S. 47: To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under ...2/12/2013This amendment PASSED the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...2/12/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS.Amdt. 16 (Coburn) to S. 47: To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report ...2/12/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateS. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 20132/12/2013This bill PASSED the Senate
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 23 (McMorris Rodgers) to S. 47: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new ...2/28/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseS. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 20132/28/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2013
1/22/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
1/22/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
1/22/2013Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar1/28/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1.
1/31/2013Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
2/04/2013Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
2/04/2013Measure laid before Senate by motion.
currently selectedVote2/04/2013On the Motion to Proceed S. 47
2/07/2013Considered by Senate.
2/07/2013Amendment SA 14 proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Grassley.
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
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2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
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2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
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2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 14 proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Grassley.
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
2/07/2013
2/07/2013Senate amendment submitted
select this voteVote2/07/2013S.Amdt. 14 (Grassley) to S. 47: In the nature of a substitute.
2/11/2013Considered by Senate.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 13 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 15 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Amendment SA 16 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 16 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 15 proposed by Senator Coburn.
2/11/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 13 proposed by Senator Coburn.
select this voteVote2/11/2013S.Amdt. 13 (Coburn) to S. 47: To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of ...
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Message on Senate action sent to the House.
2/12/2013Received in the House.
2/12/2013Held at the desk.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 10 proposed by Senator Portman.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 11 proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Murkowski.
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Considered by Senate.
2/12/2013Amendment SA 21 proposed by Senator Leahy.
select this voteVote2/12/2013Amendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
2/12/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 21 proposed by Senator Leahy.
2/12/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 11 proposed by Senator Leahy for Senator Murkowski.
2/12/2013Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 11 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
2/12/2013Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 10 proposed by Senator Portman.
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 21 (Leahy) to S. 47: To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 10 (Portman) to S. 47: To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 15 (Coburn) to S. 47: To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication ...
select this voteVote2/12/2013S.Amdt. 16 (Coburn) to S. 47: To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report ...
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/12/2013S. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
2/26/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 83 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 47 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. It provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
2/26/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 83 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 47 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. It provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be sparately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
2/27/2013Rule H. Res. 83 passed House.
2/28/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 83.
2/28/2013Rule provides for consideration of S. 47 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill. It provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-2, if offered by the Majority Leader or his designee, which shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent.
2/28/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 47.
2/28/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 83, the House proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the McMorris Rodgers amendment in the nature of a substitute.
2/28/2013DEBATE - The House resumed with debate on the McMorris Rodgers amendment in the nature of a substitute.
2/28/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2/28/2013
2/28/2013House amendment offered
select this voteVote2/28/2013H.Amdt. 23 (McMorris Rodgers) to S. 47: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new ...
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage2/28/2013S. 47 (113th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
2/28/2013Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mrs. McMorris Rodgers.
2/28/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mrs. McMorris Rodgers.
2/28/2013Roll call votes on amendments in House
Presented to President3/04/2013Presented to President.
Signed3/07/2013Signed by President.
Enacted3/07/2013Became Public Law No: 113-4.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 10Portman, Robert [R-OH]February 7, 2013Passed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To clarify that child victims of sex trafficking are eligible to receive assistance under grants provided to enhance the safety of youth and children.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 11Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]February 7, 2013Passed by voice vote on February 11, 2013.

To improve the bill.

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S. Amdt. 12Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 13Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 10, 2013.

To reaffirm the inalienable rights of every American citizen guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 14Grassley, Charles [R-IA]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 6, 2013.

In the nature of a substitute.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 15Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To more quickly resolve rape cases and reduce the deficit by consolidating unnecessary duplication within the Department of Justice.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 16Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To amend the requirements for speedy notice to victims and to require a report to Congress.

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S. Amdt. 17Coburn, Thomas [R-OK]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 18Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 19Cornyn, John [R-TX]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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S. Amdt. 20Warner, Mark [D-VA]February 7, 2013Offered on February 6, 2013.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 21Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]February 7, 2013Passed by roll call vote on February 11, 2013.

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2014 through 2017 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 23McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA5]February 28, 2013Failed by roll call vote on February 28, 2013.

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to insert a complete new text entitled "Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013".

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

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Organizations that took a position on
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: On the Motion to Proceed S. 47

87 organizations supported this motion

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undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
AIDS United
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Alaska Federation of Natives
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
American Association of People with Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
American Association of University Women
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
American Federation of Government Employees
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
ASCME (2013). Stop Violence Against Women. Retrieved February 1, 2013, from ASCME.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
American Sexual Health Association
American Sexual Health Association (2013). Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reintroduced in the U.S. Senate - Take Action Today by Contacting Your Senators Today!. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from ASHA.
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Anti-Defamation League
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Asian American Justice Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Asian Pacific American Legal Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Association of Flight Attendants
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Center for American Progress
Stegman, Erik (2013, January 23). 3 Reasons the Violence Against Women Act Has Been Bipartisan for 18 Years, and Why Congress Should Fast Track It. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from Center for American Progress.
Center for Women Policy Studies
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Center for Women's Global Leadership
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
CenterLink
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Coalition on Human Needs
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Communications Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Faith Trust Institute
Faith Trust Institute (2013, January 23). Breaking News! Violence Against Women Act reintroduced . Retrieved January 31, 2013, from FTI.
Family and Children's Ministries, Disciples Home Missions, Christian Church
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Family Equality Council
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Friends Committee on National Legislation
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
GetEQUAL
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Girls Incorporated
Girls, Inc. (2013). http://www.girlsinc.org/takeaction/VAWA.html. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from Girls, Inc..
GlobalSolutions.org
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Hip Hop Caucus
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Human Rights Campaign
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Institute for Science and Human Values
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
International Center for Research on Women
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Jewish Women International
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
League of United Latin American Citizens
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Log Cabin Republicans
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Maryknoll Sisters
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NAACP (2013, February 4). Support a Strong and Comprehensive Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Retrieved February 4, 2013, from NAACP.
National Association of Human Rights Workers
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Association of Social Workers
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Bar Association
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Black Justice Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Center for Transgender Equality
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Congress of American Indians
National Congress of American Indians (2013, January 23). NCAI Calls for Action on Violence Against Women Act Legislation in 113th Congress. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from NCAI.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Council on Independent Living
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Education Association
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Fair Housing Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Health Law Program
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Immigration Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Legal Aid & Defender Association
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Low Income Housing Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women (2013, January 28). VAWA Rises Again – Call Congress to Urge Swift Action. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from NOW.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Urban League
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
People For the American Way
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Planned Parenthood
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Refugee Women's Network
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Sealaska Heritage Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Sentencing Project
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Southern Poverty Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Tahirih Justice Center
Tahirih Justice Center (2013, January 30). Urge your Senators to co-sponsor VAWA 2013 (S.47)!. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from TJC.
Transgender Law Center
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
U.S. National Committee for UN Women
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Union for Reform Judaism
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
United Church of Christ
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Women of Reform Judaism
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Women's Environment and Development Organization
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, February 4). VOTE YES on S. 47 Support S.47, the “Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013,” and Oppose All Amendments. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Civil Rights.org.
YWCA USA
Hoffman, Desiree (2013, January 4). Letter of Support. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from YMCA.

4 organizations opposed this motion

A Voice for Men
Stoddard, Teri (2013, January 29). Tell Your Senators: Say NO to S.47!. Retrieved January 31, 2013, from A Voice for Men.
Family Research Council
FRC (n.d.). The GOP's Latest Pat Peeve. Retrieved February 5, 2013, from Family Research Council.
Heritage Foundation
HA (2013, February 4). "No" on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Heritage Action for America.
Stop Abusive and Violent Environments
Stoddard, Teri (2013, January 29). E-lert: Tell Your Senators: Say NO to S. 47 and YES to Real VAWA Reform!. Retrieved February 4, 2013, from Save Services.

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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$101,750$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$62,750$122,116
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,075,565$0
John BarrassoRWY$41,383$18,900
Max BaucusDMT$145,968$0
Mark BegichDAK$594,826$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,666,225$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,302,676$0
Maria CantwellDWA$225,611$0
Ben CardinDMD$273,284$0
Tom CarperDDE$94,350$0
Bob CaseyDPA$362,608$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,300$500
Daniel CoatsRIN$37,650$50,350
Tom CoburnROK$4,500$82,843
William Thad CochranRMS$41,050$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$125,962$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$386,309$0
Bob CorkerRTN$123,680$34,870
John CornynRTX$85,980$112,505
Ted CruzRTX$45,900$1,615,656
Joe DonnellyDIN$294,654$0
Dick DurbinDIL$274,969$0
Mike EnziRWY$18,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$362,568$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$38,000$194,271
Jeff FlakeRAZ$96,650$1,340,739
Al FrankenDMN$554,836$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,869,274$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$56,440$48,088
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,242,865$0
Tom HarkinDIA$65,288$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$143,882$29,450
Martin HeinrichDNM$536,710$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$410,278$0
Dean HellerRNV$27,000$129,837
Mazie K. HironoDHI$800,140$0
Jim InhofeROK$37,700$44,075
Mike JohannsRNE$1,400$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,020,412$100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$98,699$0
Mark KirkRIL$185,570$167,949
Amy KlobucharDMN$461,674$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$652,564$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$254,815$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,879,078$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$181,626$255,556
Bob MenéndezDNJ$305,199$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$354,503$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$257,858$0
Chris MurphyDCT$720,947$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$334,334$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$300,571$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$91,943$0
Harry ReidDNV$530,975$4,600
Jim RischRID$6,650$50,602
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$30,664$95,467
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$22,500$0
Bernie SandersIVT$423,656$0
Brian SchatzDHI$210,866$0
Tim ScottRSC$69,927$274,912
Jeff SessionsRAL$500$4,200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,231,780$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$710,085$0
Jon TesterDMT$691,047$0
Mark UdallDCO$711,403$0
Tom UdallDNM$270,799$2,000
David VitterRLA$63,675$152,726
Mark R. WarnerDVA$279,671$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,514,637$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$156,645$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$26,633$8,250

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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$101,750$18,050
Kelly AyotteRNH$62,750$122,116
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,075,565$0
John BarrassoRWY$41,383$18,900
Max BaucusDMT$145,968$0
Mark BegichDAK$594,826$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,666,225$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,302,676$0
Maria CantwellDWA$225,611$0
Ben CardinDMD$273,284$0
Tom CarperDDE$94,350$0
Bob CaseyDPA$362,608$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$28,300$500
Daniel CoatsRIN$37,650$50,350
Tom CoburnROK$4,500$82,843
William Thad CochranRMS$41,050$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$125,962$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$386,309$0
Bob CorkerRTN$123,680$34,870
John CornynRTX$85,980$112,505
Ted CruzRTX$45,900$1,615,656
Joe DonnellyDIN$294,654$0
Dick DurbinDIL$274,969$0
Mike EnziRWY$18,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$362,568$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$38,000$194,271
Jeff FlakeRAZ$96,650$1,340,739
Al FrankenDMN$554,836$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,869,274$2,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$56,440$48,088
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,242,865$0
Tom HarkinDIA$65,288$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$143,882$29,450
Martin HeinrichDNM$536,710$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$410,278$0
Dean HellerRNV$27,000$129,837
Mazie K. HironoDHI$800,140$0
Jim InhofeROK$37,700$44,075
Mike JohannsRNE$1,400$1,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$12,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$1,020,412$100
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$98,699$0
Mark KirkRIL$185,570$167,949
Amy KlobucharDMN$461,674$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$652,564$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$12,500$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$254,815$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,879,078$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$181,626$255,556
Bob MenéndezDNJ$305,199$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$354,503$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$257,858$0
Chris MurphyDCT$720,947$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$334,334$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$300,571$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$91,943$0
Harry ReidDNV$530,975$4,600
Jim RischRID$6,650$50,602
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$30,664$95,467
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$22,500$0
Bernie SandersIVT$423,656$0
Brian SchatzDHI$210,866$0
Tim ScottRSC$69,927$274,912
Jeff SessionsRAL$500$4,200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,231,780$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$710,085$0
Jon TesterDMT$691,047$0
Mark UdallDCO$711,403$0
Tom UdallDNM$270,799$2,000
David VitterRLA$63,675$152,726
Mark R. WarnerDVA$279,671$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,514,637$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$156,645$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$26,633$8,250

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,150,669
Democratic/Liberal$6,536,843
Abortion policy/Pro-Abortion Rights$2,023,075
Health care services$1,784,544
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,253,463
Air transport unions$1,201,100
Federal employees unions$1,069,123
Teachers unions$990,890
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$825,401
Minority/Ethnic Groups$688,298
Defense policy, doves$648,169
Food service & related unions$532,054
State & local govt employee unions$510,020
Children's rights$476,494
Welfare & Social Work$438,214
Communications & hi-tech unions$393,800
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$382,577
Health & welfare policy$268,415
Labor Unions$233,515
Other unions$160,500
Native American Tribes$132,823
Human Rights$34,200

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$4,865,368
Christian Conservative$31,394
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