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  • Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014


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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    LEAHY. I see my good friend, the senior Senator from Texas, on the floor, and I am about to ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of H.R. 4323. Before I do, Senator...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    McCONNELL. Simply reserving the right to object, and obviously I am not going to object, I am very happy we could reauthorize this important piece of legislation. I have had an opportunity to get to...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-18

    CORNYN. Madam President, reserving the right to object, and I won't object, let me use this occasion to say to the chairman of the Judiciary Committee how much I appreciate his leadership and cooperation. ...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-18

    MIKULSKI. Reserving the right to object--and obviously I too won't--on behalf of all the women of the Senate, I thank Senator Leahy for his consistent, persistent leadership on this issue, and Senator...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-04-07

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 4323) to reauthorize programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004, and for other purposes. The Clerk read the title...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-07

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise in support of H.R. 4323, the Debbie Smith Act, which was originally enacted in 2004. During Sexual Assault Awareness...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-07

    CONYERS. Thank you. Mr. Speaker, this is a bill that demonstrates that members of different parties with different philosophies can come together when the cause is so clear and straightforward, and...



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-07

    NADLER. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 4323, the Debbie Smith Act. Every 2 minutes in this country, someone is sexually assaulted. That means,...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-07

    MALONEY of New York. Thank you, and I thank all of my colleagues for this important bipartisan legislation. Mr. Speaker, there is no more important thing a government can do than protect its citizens...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-07

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Crime, the chairman and ranking member of the full committee, and Mrs. Maloney for their leadership. I was on the Crime Subcommittee...