Summary: H.R.1082 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1082. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/07/2019)

Survivors' Access to Supportive Care Act or SASCA

This bill establishes a series of programs and requirements to address the adequacy of access to sexual-assault examinations.

Among other things, the bill establishes (1) a grant program for states to assess the availability of specified providers to perform sexual-assault examinations; (2) a multiagency pilot program to improve training for, and access to, such providers; (3) reporting requirements for hospitals regarding community access to such providers; and (4) a grant program for provider training in rural and tribal settings.