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S.RES.117: A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Bob Casey, D-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 25, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
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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, institutions of higher education, 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 25, 2013 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3046-3047)