CRS: Violence Against Women Act: History and Federal Funding (October 4, 2005) [pdf]

On September 28,2 005, the House approved H.R. 3402, the Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act, FY2006-2009, which contains provisions to reauthorize expiring Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) programs.
Both the House and Senate have passed H.R. 2862, an appropriations bill for the Department of Justice and related agencies, providing $386.04 million in FY2006 for Violence Against Women Act programs administered by the Department of Justice. The House passed H.R. 3010, providing a total of $129 million for VAWA programs administered by HHS. The Senate Appropriations Committee reported H.R. 3010 on July 14, 2005, recommending $129 million for VAWA programs administered by HHS.