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Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act

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This is an article about a piece of legislation introduced in the 110th Congress. View this bill on OpenCongress.

The Domestic Violence Victim Protection Act (H.R.203) is a piece of gun control legislation and domestic violence legislation introduced on January 4, 2007 by Rep. Steven Rothman (D-N.J.) with no co-sponsors. The bill was referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 4, and on 2/2/07 to its Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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Bill Summary

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The measure would amend federal crime grant programs relating to domestic violence to encourage states and localities to implement gun confiscation policies, reform stalking laws, create integrated domestic violence courts, and hire additional personnel for entering protection orders.[1]

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