S. 1280 (112th): Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011


Jun 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 2011.


Pub.L. 112-57


John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia



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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend the Peace Corps Act to require sexual assault risk-reduction and response training, the development of a sexual assault policy, the establishment of an Office of Victim Advocacy, the establishment of a Sexual Assault Advisory Council, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2337 (Related)
Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011

S.Con.Res. 31 (Related)
A concurrent resolution directing the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Nov 1, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1280” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jun 27, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jul 26, 2011
Passed Senate
Sep 26, 2011
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Nov 1, 2011
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 2011


30 cosponsors (24D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Nov 1, 2011 7:02 p.m.
Passed 406/0

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