H.R. 1517 (112th): Holley Lynn James Act


Apr 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bruce Braley

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend titles 10 and 28, United States Code, to provide for military sexual assault and domestic violence accountability, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 13, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1517”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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