Royce 's History : A Very Supportive Benevolence Of Public Service

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Royce’s history shows a very supportive benevolence of public service. He wrote the U.S. first anti-stalker law as a California State Senator. It has also been adopted in all 50 states. He was also the author and co-chairman of California 's Proposition 115, the Crime Victims/Speedy Trial Initiative. Till this day, Royce uses his office in congress to continually fight for victim’s rights. He took a major role in introducing the Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996. The bill makes it so that a victim being followed across state lines will be prosecuted under a federal crime and it also enables local law enforcement to prevent and intervene before any acts of violence occurs. Royce also played a major role in instituting the Amber Alert into law in 2003 and also the revision of enhancing the victim’s rights in the crime 2004. Royce currently sits on two committees: the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises committee and Housing and Insurance committee. In some of the most significant legislations, Royce has sat and served on the conference committees. These legislations would include some in the financial services arena and the votes to prevent the bailout of Wall Street during the financial crisis in 2008. Royce is also leading the housing refinance reform to reduce the government’s involvement in the market and survey the CEO compensations at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. [5] Royce cosponsored H.R. 91, also known as the Veterans…

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