S.402 - SASCA116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] (Introduced 02/07/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.402 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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.