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H.R.1864: To amend title 10, United States Code, to require an Inspector General investigation of allegations of retaliatory personnel actions taken in response to making protected communications regarding sexual assault.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 111 (58 Democrats, 54 Republicans)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Requires the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with respect to the Coast Guard, or any of the military departments to investigate allegations of retaliatory personnel actions taken in response to making protected communications to such Inspector General regarding alleged instances of rape, sexual assault, or other forms of sexual misconduct in violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
June 27, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 27, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 423 - 0 (Roll no. 294). (text: CR 6/26/2013 H4057)

June 27, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4108-4109)
June 26, 2013 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.
June 26, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1864.
June 26, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4057-4061)
June 26, 2013 Mrs. Walorski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 7, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.