Summary: H.R.783 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/05/2015)

Zero Tolerance for FGM Act of 2015

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report on the development and implementation of a strategy that:

  • ensures individuals who encounter minors at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) are fully prepared to take action to prevent the practice;
  • ensures individuals subjected to FGM can seek necessary services;
  • provides for updating Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates of the prevalence of FGM or female circumcision; and
  • provides for a public awareness campaign, so that the public understands how to help individuals at risk of FGM and address the needs of individuals subjected to FGM.