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Federal - HR 909

Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act

Introduced

February 7, 2017

Description

A bill to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by acts of violence or threats of violence against their pets.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 230

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  • July 19, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)
  • June 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
  • June 8, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Vela, (D-Texas)
  • May 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)
  • May 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Trott, (R-Mich.)
  • April 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
  • April 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kind, (D-Wis.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • April 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Castro, (D-Texas)Pascrell (D-N.J.)
    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
  • April 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Demings, (D-Fla.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)McEachin, (D-Va.)
  • March 30, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Vargas, (D-Calif.)
  • March 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Crist, (D-Fla.)
    Correa, (D-Calif.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
  • March 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Barragan, (D-Calif.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)
  • March 20, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Himes, (D-Conn.)
  • March 17, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Schneider, (D-Ill.)Smucker, (R-Pa.)
  • March 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cuellar, (D-Texas)Lawson, (D-Fla.)
  • March 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lance, (R-N.J.)
  • Feb. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Turner, M. (R-Ohio)Young, David (R-Iowa)
  • Feb. 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Levin, (D-Mich.)
  • Feb. 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wittman, (R-Va.)
  • Feb. 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Ross, D. (R-Fla.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
  • Feb. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Kihuen, (D-Nev.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Evans, (D-Pa.)Plaskett, (D-V.I.)
  • Feb. 7, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 180

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)
    Barletta, (R-Pa.)Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)
    Bass, K. (D-Calif.)Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Pallone (D-N.J.)
    Beyer (D-Va.)Hanabusa, (D-Hawaii)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Payne, D.M. (D-N.J.)
    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Heck, (D-Wash.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Perry, (R-Pa.)
    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Huffman, (D-Calif.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Jackson Lee, S. (D-Texas)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Jayapal, (D-Wash.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Polis, (D-Colo.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Johnson, E. (D-Texas)Price, D. (D-N.C.)
    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Capuano, (D-Mass.)Jones, (R-N.C.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Richmond, (D-La.)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)Kennedy, Joseph (D-Mass.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Clay, (D-Mo.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Sablan, (D-N. Marianas)
    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Sanchez, (D-Calif.)
    Coffman, (R-Colo.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Sarbanes, J. (D-Md.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    Conyers (D-Mich.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Costello, (R-Pa.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Crowley, (D-N.Y.)Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Lujan Grisham, M. (D-N.M.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Delaney, (D-Md.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Denham, (R-Calif.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Dent, (R-Pa.)Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)McCaul, (R-Texas)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)McSally, (R-Ariz.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
    Esty, (D-Conn.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)Walters, (R-Calif.)
    Faso, (R-N.Y.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Gallego, Ruben (D-Ariz.)Neal, R. (D-Mass.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Gonzalez, V. (D-Texas)Norcross, (D-N.J.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Green, G. (D-Texas)Norton, (D-D.C.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 7, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Agriculture, House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H1079-H1080