S.Con.Res.22 - A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2009.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 04/30/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/30/2009 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4979) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.22 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/30/2009)
Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2009.
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.