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  • Latest Action: Sep 26, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

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  • 10% of users oppose H.R.4271

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    • Glenda Vian: Support renewal of anti-violence act – La Crosse ... - July 29, 2012 by admin - The sponsor of this bill is Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore from Milwaukee. This bill is very important to the growth of society because it protects all populations. H.R. 4271 includes a protection of battered immigrants and safety ...

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      As noted by admin on July 29, 2012, "The sponsor of this bill is Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore from Milwaukee. This bill is very important to the growth of society because it protects all populations. H.R. 4271 includes a protection of battered immigrants and safety ..." (/url?q=http://politicsandpolls.com/players/plyrs-by-state/wi-moc/gwendolynne-moore-wisconsin-representative/glenda-vian-support-renewal-of-anti-violence-act-la-crosse-tribune/%3Futm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dglenda-vian-support-renewal-of-anti-violence-act-la-crosse-tribune&sa=U&ei=c2YVULaLHYio8QTiiYGQBQ&ved=0CDsQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFVeoHc1fgFlf0DSV8DAQYO3Jph6g)
    • Competing “Violence Against Women Act” Bills Explained | Micah6 - May 26, 2012 by micah6 - H.R. 4271, of which I am a proud cosponsor, very closely mirrors the VAWA reauthorization legislation that passed out of the Senate. H.R. 4970, another version of the VAWA reauthorization, does not include many of the key ...

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      As noted by micah6 on May 26, 2012, "H.R. 4271, of which I am a proud cosponsor, very closely mirrors the VAWA reauthorization legislation that passed out of the Senate. H.R. 4970, another version of the VAWA reauthorization, does not include many of the key ..." (/url?q=http://micah6.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/competing-violence-against-women-act-bills-explained/&sa=U&ei=YZfIT_yyFare2AXBifjNDQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHw5E9EXhrf12lBvkoqI_Av8tYzyw)
    • Competing “Violence Against Women Act” Bills Explained | Micah6 - May 26, 2012 by micah6 - H.R. 4271, of which I am a proud cosponsor, very closely mirrors the VAWA reauthorization legislation that passed out of the Senate. H.R. 4970, another version of the VAWA reauthorization, does not include many of the key ...

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      As noted by micah6 on May 26, 2012, "H.R. 4271, of which I am a proud cosponsor, very closely mirrors the VAWA reauthorization legislation that passed out of the Senate. H.R. 4970, another version of the VAWA reauthorization, does not include many of the key ..." (/url?q=http://micah6.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/competing-violence-against-women-act-bills-explained/&sa=U&ei=YgnGT6PZBpH5sQLhzIi-Bg&ved=0CDQQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHw3qp7wDQrWXkEfbFTUFh1ThgsWQ)

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    • Glenda Vian: Support renewal of anti-violence act - July 20, 2012 by La Crosse Tribune - There is a bipartisan bill, H.R. 4271, and it is currently at the committee level. The sponsor of this bill is Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore from Milwaukee. This bill is very important to the growth of society because it protects all populations. H.R. 4271 ...

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      As noted by La Crosse Tribune on July 20, 2012, "There is a bipartisan bill, H.R. 4271, and it is currently at the committee level. The sponsor of this bill is Wisconsin Rep. Gwen Moore from Milwaukee. This bill is very important to the growth of society because it protects all populations. H.R. 4271 ..." (http://lacrossetribune.com/news/opinion/glenda-vian-support-renewal-of-anti-violence-act/article_8f884bc0-d1ef-11e1-9549-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • Eshoo Slams Effort to Weaken Violence Against Women Act - May 17, 2012 by Patch - Eshoo has co-sponsored alternate legislation, H.R. 4271, which would extend and add to the existing law. “The legislation reflects input from more than 2,000 law enforcement, court, prosecution, legal services, and victim services professionals across .

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      As noted by Patch on May 17, 2012, "Eshoo has co-sponsored alternate legislation, H.R. 4271, which would extend and add to the existing law. “The legislation reflects input from more than 2,000 law enforcement, court, prosecution, legal services, and victim services professionals across ." (http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/eshoo-slams-gop-version-of-violence-against-women-act)
    • Republican Partisan Bill H.R. 4970 Will Make Life More Difficult for Domestic Abuse Victims - May 15, 2012 by DAILY KOS - I am a cosponsor of H.R. 4271, legislation that closely aligns with the Senate bill. Unfortunately, House Republicans are advancing a different bill – H.R. 4970, the Cantor-Adams proposal which would undermine the core principles of VAWA.

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      As noted by DAILY KOS on May 15, 2012, "I am a cosponsor of H.R. 4271, legislation that closely aligns with the Senate bill. Unfortunately, House Republicans are advancing a different bill – H.R. 4970, the Cantor-Adams proposal which would undermine the core principles of VAWA." (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/05/15/1091827/-Republican-Partisan-Bill-H-R-4970-Will-Make-Life-More-Difficult-for-Domestic-Abuse-Victims)
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