S.3945 - Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 09/26/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||09/26/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3945 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/26/2006)
Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies Act - Prohibits any federal funds from being provided to a hospital unless the hospital meets certain conditions related to a woman who is a victim of sexual assault, including that the hospital: (1) provides the woman with accurate and unbiased information about emergency contraception; (2) offers emergency contraception to the woman; (3) provides the woman such contraception at the hospital on her request; and (4) does not deny any such services because of the inability of the woman to pay.
Prohibits any federal funds from being provided to a hospital unless the hospital provides to survivors of sexual assault, regardless of ability to pay: (1) an assessment of the individual's risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections; (2) advice concerning significantly prevalent infections for which effective post-exposure prophylaxis exists and for which the deferral of treatment either would significantly reduce treatment efficacy or would pose substantial risk to the individual's health; and (3) such prophylactic treatment for infections, upon request.