S.1280: Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced June 27, 2011
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 21, 2011

Bill Summary

Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Peace Corps Act to require the President: (1) as part of the training provided to all Peace Corps volunteers, to develop and implement comprehensive sexual assault risk-reduction and response training that conforms to best practices in the sexual assault field; and (2) once a volunteer has arrived in his or her country of service, to provide the volunteer with...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Kerry with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 112-82.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 176.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Received in the House.
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1280.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 0 (Roll no. 817).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The amendment to the title of S.1280 as engrossed, in the heading of amendment SA 668, was considered to have been proposed and adopted as such.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 112-57.
June 27, 2011

Introduced in the Senate by Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)

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