Text: H.R.5547 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/18/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5547


To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 18, 2018

Mr. Calvert introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Certainty, Assistance, and Relief for Everyone Act” or the “CARE Act”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization of grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

Section 1402 of the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (34 U.S.C. 20122) is amended—

(1) in subsection (e), by striking “2018” and inserting “2023”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(f) Report.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of the Certainty, Assistance, and Relief for Everyone Act, the Attorney General shall issue a report identifying and describing best practices for State, local, and tribal law enforcement officers and prosecutors in investigating and prosecuting sexual assault cases involving the victimization of individuals with disabilities.”.