S.Res.117 - A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: S.Res.117 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in Senate (04/25/2013)
Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
Calls for recognition of: (1) national and community organizations and private sector supporters for their work in promoting awareness about sexual assault, providing information and treatment to survivors of sexual assault, and increasing the number of successful prosecutions of perpetrators of sexual assault; and (2) public safety, law enforcement, and health professionals for their hard work and innovative strategies to increase the percentage of sexual assault cases that result in the prosecution and incarceration of the offenders.
Urges national and community organizations, private businesses, institutions of higher education, and the media to promote, through such Month, awareness of sexual violence and strategies to decrease the incidence of sexual assault.