New Cosponsor — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 9 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 10 pages
To amend titles 10 and 28, United States Code, to provide for military sexual assault and domestic violence accountability, and for other purposes.
4/13/2011--Introduced.Holley Lynn James Act - Directs the Deputy Inspector General for Policy and Oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) to: (1) develop a DOD-wide sexual assault prevention and response ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1517 — 112th Congress: Holley Lynn James Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1517
“H.R. 1517 — 112th Congress: Holley Lynn James Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1517>
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