The U.S. House of Representatives voted and passed H.R. 1620 Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization on March 17, 2021. The bill has been sent to the U.S. Senate for consideration. The reauthorization features expanded provisions that will improve protections for Alaska Native and Native American women.
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H.R. 1620 Violence Against Women Act
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