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  • Providing for Consideration of S. 47, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013


    A picture of Representative Richard B. Nugent

    Representative Richard B. Nugent

    From: FL District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    NUGENT. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 83 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, good afternoon. I thank the gentleman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, when I joined my former colleague,...



    A picture of Representative Richard L. Hanna

    Representative Richard L. Hanna

    From: NY District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    HANNA. I rise today in support of the rule which provides for consideration of S. 47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. Mr. Speaker, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization...



    A picture of Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    VELAZQUEZ. I want to thank the gentlelady from New York for yielding. Mr. Speaker, twice in two decades Members of both parties have crossed party lines to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act....



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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    COLE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the rule and the underlying legislation. This rule brings the Senate-passed version of VAWA to the floor and allows us to vote...



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    Representative Loretta Sanchez

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    Date: 2013-02-27

    SANCHEZ of California. I rise today in opposition to the amendment made under this rule to gut the Senate-passed Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013. The Senate bill is a bipartisan approach...



    A picture of Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    MALONEY of New York. Mr. Speaker, I urge my colleagues to pass the rule and the underlying bipartisan Senate Violence Against Women Act. This is the first bill that I worked on when I came to Congress...



    A picture of Representative Doris O. Matsui

    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Date: 2013-02-27

    MATSUI. I thank the gentlelady from New York for yielding me time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support for the bipartisan, Senate- passed Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. Since the Violence...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    TITUS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to support the rule but oppose the House Republican substitute, and to urge my colleagues to vote for the real Violence Against Women Act's reauthorization. This passed...



    A picture of Representative Al Green

    Representative Al Green

    From: TX District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    GREEN of Texas. I thank you so much for the time. Isn't it ironic that today, the Supreme Court of the United States of America is considering section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in terms of whether...



    A picture of Representative Chris Van Hollen

    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    VAN HOLLEN. I thank Ranking Member Slaughter. I hope tomorrow this House will finally have a chance to vote on the bipartisan Senate bill to prevent violence against women. I hope tomorrow we will...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2013-02-27

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding and for her leadership as the senior Democrat on the Rules Committee. Today, we have an interesting discussion. We are debating the rule that...



    A picture of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    From: FL District 23

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    WASSERMAN SCHULTZ. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I rise today in support of this comprehensive and bipartisan effort to end violence against women. The Violence Against Women Act recently passed by the...



    A picture of Representative Richard B. Nugent

    Representative Richard B. Nugent

    From: FL District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

    NUGENT. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...



    A picture of Representative Rodney Davis

    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-27

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    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-27

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to...