TITLE

Legislative Background on Sexual Assault in the Military

PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Oct2013, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses U.S. congressional actions taken in 2013 to prevent sexual misconduct the U.S. Armed Services. Topics include amendments to the 2014 Defense Authorization bill, including two from senator Claire McCaskill and one from Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Carl Levin, the passage of the 2014 Defense Appropriations bill with sexual assault amendments by representative Jackie Speier, and sexual assault prevention initiatives from the U.S. Department of Defense.
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90658391

 

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