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Official Title as Introduced

Recognizing Gail Abarbanel and the Rape Treatment Center, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

11/16/2010Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 569).(text: CR 11/15/2010 H7405)
07/31/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

11/16/2010-4:50pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/16/2010-4:50pmOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 569). (text: CR 11/15/2010 H7405)
11/16/2010-4:20pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7475-7476)
11/15/2010-2:46pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11/15/2010-2:42pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 716.
11/15/2010-2:42pmConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7405-7406)
11/15/2010-2:42pmMr. Conyers moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
07/31/2009Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
07/31/2009Introduced in House

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House Judiciary07/31/2009 Referred to

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Subjects (7)

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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.