House Bill 3359
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-164 on Aug 3, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 19, 2021
Latest Action
Aug 3, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3359
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
California
California
California
California
California
Massachusetts
New Jersey
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
March 29, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act of 2021

This bill establishes a framework for immediate family members of a victim of murder under federal law to request a review of the victim's case file if the murder was committed more than three years prior, all probative investigative leads have been exhausted, and no likely perpetrator has been identified.

Text (5)
Public Record
Record Created
May 20, 2021 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Aug 10, 2022 3:45:20 AM