H.R.5865 - Duty to Report Sexual Assault Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] (Introduced 07/14/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/10/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5865 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/14/2016)
Duty to Report Sexual Assault Act of 2016
This bill amends the federal criminal code to impose criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to six months, or both—on an owner or employee of a massage establishment who fails to report known or suspected sexual assault by an employee to an appropriate law enforcement agency.
Additionally, the bill imposes a fine on an owner of a massage establishment who fails to publicly display policies and procedures to prevent and respond to sexual assault.