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H.RES.541: Supporting the goals and ideals of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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Sponsor Tom Reed, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 3, 2014
Latest Major Action April 16, 2014
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Bill Summary

Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Calls for recognition of: (1) national and community organizations and private sector supporters for their work in promoting awareness about sexual assault, providing information and treatment to survivors of sexual assault, and increasing the number of successful prosecutions of perpetrators of sexual assault; and (2) public safety, law enforcement, and health professionals for their hard work and innovative strategies to increase the percentage of sexual assault cases that result in the prosecution and incarceration of the offenders.

Urges national and community organizations, private businesses, colleges and universities, and the media to promote, through such Month, awareness of sexual violence and strategies to decrease the incidence of sexual assault.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 3, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.