H.R.5267 - Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014

To protect the pets of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014 as introduced.
  • Official: To protect the pets of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines \"pet\" to mean a domesticated animal that is kept for pleasure rath

Official Summary

Pet and Women Safety Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines \"pet\" to mean a domesticated animal that is kept for pleasure rather than for commercial purposes. Requires the \"full amount of the victim's losses\" for purposes of restitution in domestic violence and stalking offenses to include any costs incurred for veterinary services relating to physical care for the victim's pet. Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to award grants to eligible entities to carry out programs to provide specified housing assistance, support services, and training of relevant stakeholders to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their pets. Expresses the sense of Congress that states should encourage the inclusion of protections against violent or threatening acts against the pet of the person in domestic violence protection orders.

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