H.Res.1259 - Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 04/15/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/27/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1259 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (04/27/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
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 its survivors, and increasing the number of successful prosecutions of its perpetrators; 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.