H.Res.716 - Recognizing Gail Abarbanel and the Rape Treatment Center, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 07/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/16/2010 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.716 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (11/16/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Applauds Gail Abarbanel for founding the Rape Treatment Center and creating the Fast Track Forensics Program.
Commends the Rape Treatment Center for providing necessary services to sexual assault victims.
Calls upon local law enforcement agencies and state legislatures to work towards eliminating delays in processing rape kits.
Urges Congress to support programs for timely processing of DNA evidence.