President Signs H.R. 3402, the “Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005”

President Signs H.R. 3402, the “Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005”

On January 5, 2006, the President has signed into law:

H.R. 3402, the “Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005,” which reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act for FYs 2007-2011, makes amendments to criminal and immigration law, consolidates major law enforcement grant programs and authorizes appropriations for the Department of Justice for FYs 2006-2009.

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Accompanied by Laura Bush and legislators, President George W. Bush signs H.R. 3402, The Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, during a ceremony in the Oval Office Thursday, Jan. 5, 2005. The bill is a comprehensive package that reauthorizes Department of Justice programs to combat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. White House photo by Paul Morse

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